VISTA Community Research and Education Coordinator

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Recruiting Organization: Focus: HOPE

AmeriCorps VISTAs (Volunteers on Service to America) spend one year building capacity for poverty alleviating organizations. They work 35 hours a week and may work a second job or take classes during their service term. VISTAs are paid a modest stipend bi-weekly, benefits, and upon completion of service have a choice between an education or cash award. For more information about VISTA visit https://bit.ly/AboutVISTA. About benefits: https://bit.ly/BenefitsVISTA.

To be considered for this position you MUST fill out the online application at https://bit.ly/hoperec

This VISTA position is being hosted at Focus: HOPE. For inquiries contact Focus: HOPE's VISTA Program Administrator, Amber Kainz, via email: amber.kainz@focushope.edu.

Recruiting: 08/04/2021 - 09/19/2021

Term: 10/26/2021 - 10/23/2022

Focus: HOPE's programs deliver workforce development training and education, early childhood education and asset-based community development work. These programs aim to create a pipeline of opportunity from cradle to post-secondary education.

Through the work of the individual in this role, we hope to strengthen and expand our Equity & Community Empowerment program's capacity through research, education, and the development of resources and events for community growth.

Member Duties:

Identify goals for the Urban Learning & Leadership Collaborative (ULLC) ; Establish program to continue Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline (DSTOPP) ; Support with the annual March for HOPE event ; Support the work of Generation of Promise (GoP) colleagues to get committed speakers and mentors for program days ; Build a "rolodex" of individuals tasked with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) work in the Detroit Metropolitan area. ; Produce the HOPE Speaks podcast ; Identify grants, foundations, requests for proposals and other funding sources for work by the ULLC, DSTOPP and GoP programs.

Skills: Candidates must have strong interpersonal, problem solving, multi-tasking and organizational skills. This member will work wonderfully with teams and exercise information- based decision making and priority setting. Strong writing and research skills preferred

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Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Hunger

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(42.39975,-83.12368)
 

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Diversity
  • Public Advocacy

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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