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BMVP - Expanding the Billings Family Justice Center

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ORGANIZATION: Billings-Metro VISTA Project

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*This is a one year service term as a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA Member beginning July 5, 2022

Member Duties
: Help victims of domestic violence easily access critical support services! The Billings PD seeks to create a gateway where multiple confidential services can be accessed in a single location. Take part in creating the Billings Family Justice Center with the Billings-Metro VISTA Project! The overall goal of the project is to organize existing community resources and to co-locate many of them into one facility-a Family Justice Center. Research from the National Institute of Justice shows that the more services and support a victim receives, the better the outcome will be for that victim in achieving safety and independence. The VISTA will: develop a report documenting available community resources, gaps in services, and victims’ perception of available resources; identify funding opportunities to support the development / operations of a Family Justice Center; and develop an online service referral portal to facilitate / expedite referrals between agencies.

Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Training , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .


*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Accepting Applications: From 04/05/2022 To 07/01/2022
Apply here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=111000

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About Billings-Metro VISTA Project

Location:

2825 3rd Ave N, Billings, MT 59101, US

Mission Statement

AmeriCorps VISTA supports efforts to alleviate poverty by encouraging individuals from all walks of life to engage in a year of full-time service with a sponsoring organization to create or expand programs designed to bring individuals and communities out of poverty.

Description

VISTA members work to create or expand community-based programs, services, and systems that prevent and intervene in homelessness through capacity-building activities in the following priority areas: Education, Economic Opportunity, and Healthy Futures

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

220 North 27th StreetBillings, MT 59101

(45.78403,-108.50629)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Program Start/End Date: 07/05/2022 - 07/04/2023 Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Education level: College graduate Age Requirement Minimum: 18 Maximum: None

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