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Resource Coordinator VISTA at Black River Innovation Campus

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Center on Rural Innovation

About the program

This AmeriCorps VISTA program offers an incredible opportunity to address the widening geographic divide in our country, work towards an equitable recovery from COVID-19, and contribute to programs and models that create sustainable economic opportunity for people from all places.

VISTA members will recruit participants into digital jobs training programs, provide wrap-around supports to help participants thrive, and connect graduates with local career pathways and remote employment opportunities -- all with an eye for identifying best practices to scale the training-and-career model to rural communities across the country.

Participating communities:
  • Cape Girardeau, Missouri: Codefi Foundation on Rural Innovation Inc.
  • Independence, Oregon: Indy Idea Hub
  • Marquette, Michigan: The Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute at Northern Michigan University
  • Pine Bluff, Arkansas: The Generator at Go Forward Pine Bluff
  • Platteville, Wisconsin: The IDEA Hub Accelerator
  • Portsmouth, Ohio: Shawnee State University, Kricker Innovation Hub
  • Springfield, Vermont: Black River Innovation Campus (BRIC)

Program Coordinator VISTA:

The Program Coordinator VISTA will be working closely with their site leader to develop and implement digital skilling programs, as well as coordinate engagement efforts towards community partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries of digital skilling programs. Activities that the Program Coordinator VISTA is likely to participate in directly are digital skilling capacity building, digital ecosystem capacity building, and community empowerment initiatives directed towards low-income and/or other marginalized communities.

In this role, there are four primary objectives that the Program Coordinator VISTA is expected to complete by the end of their service year:

  • Build the capacity of and expand upon digital skilling programs
  • Coordinate digital skilling events to build ecosystem capacity
  • Empower residents to participate in their ecosystem with inclusive program activities
  • Develop program-based deliverables identified by the Site Leader
Qualifications

Essential qualifications: At least 18 years of age

Desired qualifications and attributes:

  • Passionate about creating inclusive economic opportunity
  • Intellectually curious, with enthusiasm for diving into new ideas, exploring different solutions, and pivoting to what works
  • Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated, while also interested in working as part of a larger team and program
  • Computer skills, including PowerPoint, Google Suite, and basic tech savviness
  • Persuasive communicator and storyteller able to articulate the value of future-focused training and careers to job seekers and employers alike
  • Experience in technology, computer science, or education (Recruitment & Training VISTA) preferred, but not required

Additionally, applicants should be aware that a car or other form of private transportation is highly recommended for these positions.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurring

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

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.

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WHEN

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

WHERE

60 Park StreetSpringfield, VT 05156

(43.29897,-72.48545)
 

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