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Volunteer Engagement Coordinator VISTA

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Focus: HOPE

This is a year-long AmeriCorps VISTA position with Focus: HOPE in Detroit. It is 35 hours/week and permits working another job or attending school. Dates of service December 7 2020- December 4 2021. APPLY BY NOVEMBER 4 at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=99241

Member Duties : The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator will: 1) develop a social media and marketing strategy to recruit and encourage volunteer activity; 2)provide support to volunteers assisting in the Food for Seniors program; 3) develop a volunteer recognition rewards program to encourage volunteer retention; 4) find solutions to streamline volunteer check-in and orientation Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training . *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Technology , Community Outreach , Hunger . Skills :
Team Work , Public Speaking , Community Organization , General Skills , Writing/Editing , Recruitment , Communications .

APPLY BY NOVEMBER 4 at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=99241

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About Focus: HOPE


1200 Oakman Blvd., Building B. (Central Warehouse), Detroit, MI 48238, US

Mission Statement

Recognizing the dignity and beauty of every person, we pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice; and to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust, and affection; black and white, yellow, brown, and red, from Detroit and its suburbs, of every economic status, national origin, and religious persuasion. We join in this covenant.


Focus: HOPE is a human service organization. Founded in 1968 in the wake of the 1967 Detroit riots by Father Willam T. Cunningham (1930-1997) and co-founder Eleanor M. Josaitis (1931-2011), Focus: HOPE unites a multicultural community in common efforts to overcome injustice and build racial harmony. Over the years, Focus: HOPE has initiated practical solutions to the problems of hunger, economic disparity, inadequate education, and racial divisiveness. Answers can be found in Focus: HOPE's technology training programs, educational and corporate partnerships, and food programs.



Mon Dec 07, 2020
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM  


1400 Oakman BoulevardDetroit, MI 48238



  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Project Management




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 35 hours/week. Flexible

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