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ORGANIZATION: Ohio Family Care Association

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What if you dedicated one year to fighting poverty in America, while gaining new skills, learning about nonprofit work, and building a valuable network?

Join AmeriCorps VISTA to serve your community. Applicants must be US citizens and be at least 18 years old.

Think Tank, Inc. (located in Springfield) works with nonprofits across Ohio to place AmeriCorps VISTAS in a variety of full-time, one-year positions.

Benefits include a monthly stipend, monthly living allowance, childcare & healthcare benefits, an educational end of service award, and more!

Please go to the following website to apply: thinktank-inc.org/vista-member

Ohio Family Cares Association

Being a change agent is your role with OFCA, the a statewide advocacy organization for primary, kinship, foster, & adoptive families that are touched by the child welfare system. OFCA's in-depth look at legislation and the child welfare system illuminate where change can and must happen.

VISTA Activity

The VISTA Member tasks include: 1) assist in a Family Review of Racism in child welfare with a focus on issues of "Parenting while poor" - includes interviews, analysis, and writing with a team; 2) help to develop a program for Primary Parent Leadership and Advocacy - includes, contacts with agencies & families, grant writing, and video/training; 3) increase communication with members and sponsors of OFCA with a goal to build capacity - includes media updating, creating publicity.

More opportunities with Ohio Family Care Association

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Ohio Family Care Association

Location:

303 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215, US

Mission Statement

Through advocacy, education and support resources Ohio Family Care Association empowers adoptive, foster, kinship, primary and respite families in Ohio to discover their voice and become strong, productive, self sustaining familes.

Description

Ohio Family Care Association (OFCA) advocates, educates supports and serves as the statewide voice for the thousands of adoptive, foster, kinship, primary and respite families in Ohio that support children touched by Ohio's child welfare system.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Justice & Legal
Advocacy & Human Rights, Children & Youth, Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

303 E Broad St#3201Columbus, OH 43215

(39.96264,-82.9919)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Child Advocacy
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 35 hrs/week

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