AmeriCorps VISTA - Community Education Coordinator
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Recruiting Organization: Peace at Home Family Shelter
This is a national service AmeriCorps position. It is a one- year 30-40 hour per week commitment. Benefits include a living stipend, education award or end of service award, health insurance, childcare assistance, and relocation assistance. Learn more about AmeriCorps benefits here. This position will have the opportunity to work a hybrid in-person and telework model.
As the Community Education Coordinator VISTA member at Peace at Home Family Shelter, you will help end poverty by improving Peace at Home’s capacity to provide life-saving shelter and supportive services to victims of domestic violence fleeing abuse and their children. Each year, Peace at Home works with over 1,000 individuals in our community, providing emergency shelter, crisis hotline, legal representation, housing assistance, counseling services, support groups, and children’s programs to help people flee domestic violence and build new, stable lives. You will help by increasing the sustainability of community education efforts and awareness about the dynamics of domestic violence and the services of Peace at Home Family Shelter. Specifically, your work will focus on surveying community stakeholders to identify training needs, designing and updating trainings, overseeing their delivery to community members and Peace at Home staff with a focus on sustainability of effort after the VISTA project ends. You will also collaborate with Peace at Home staff and other VISTA members to identify awareness and education needs and how to communicate those to the larger community. This VISTA will have the opportunity to work with seasoned nonprofit administrators and program personnel and network with other nonprofits and community partners. A great opportunity for a strong communicator interested in training and education, community awareness, and social justice.
The applicant should hold a 4-year degree in a related field or have 4 years’ experience in a similar field of work. Applicants should be able to successfully work independently, be organized, have strong writing skills, and have a passion for helping survivors of domestic violence.
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Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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