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Volunteer & Program Coordinator VISTA at HOPE Village Revitalization

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Recruiting Organization: Focus: HOPE

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This VISTA position is being hosted by Focus: HOPE. For inquiries contact Focus: HOPE's VISTA Program Administrator, Rachel Sherman, via email:

Recruiting: 05/13/2022 - 07/15/2022

Term: 08/15/2022 - 08/14/2023

AmeriCorps VISTAs (Volunteers in Service to America):

  • Spend one year building capacity for poverty alleviating organizations
  • Work 35 hours a week and may work a second job or take classes during their term
  • Receive modest stipend bi-weekly, benefits, and upon completion of service have a choice between an education or cash award

Member Duties: The VISTA will build a data base and track outcomes for community members that are engaged by the Community Health Advocate. They will identify a list of supplemental resources available to support community members. The VISTA will also recruit volunteers, and help coordinate and oversee volunteer projects. The goals are to track data that will demonstrate the outcomes for the Community Health Advocate Health Initiative, identify a number resources, such as: roof repair, wheel chair ramps, etc., and recruiting 10-20 volunteers for HOPE Village projects a month. The successful VISTA will demonstrate organizational skills, problem solving skills and networking skills.

Focus: HOPE and Hope Village Revitalization serve and empower Detroit through a wide array of community-based approaches to growth and poverty alleviation. Together, we serve well over 40,000 residents annually. Focus: HOPE's programs include early childhood education, youth development, trade-based workforce training, and asset-based community development. These create a pipeline of opportunity for Detroiters at every stage of life. HOPE Village Revitalization was formerly a branch of Focus: HOPE but has since become an independent nonprofit organization. HVR works within the 100-block radius surrounding the Focus: HOPE campus on Oakman Boulevard, along the Detroit and Highland Park border. The residents of HOPE Village are the beneficiaries of all services and programming provided by HVR: sustainable housing, fresh food systems, healthy living, placemaking, community arts and culture, and the HOPE Village Farmers Market.

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Fee Amount: None

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Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Hunger


Sun May 08, 2022 - Mon Aug 14, 2023
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM


14030 La Salle BoulevardDetroit, MI 48238







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