Volunteer Engagement VISTA

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Recruiting Organization: Goodwill of Western Missouri & Eastern Kansas

We are currently recruiting for THREE new AmeriCorps VISTA positions! AmeriCorps VISTA offers unique opportunities for individuals interested in serving their community. Build your resume, gain valuable experience, pay off student loans, build your professional network, gain Non-Competitive Eligibility to compete for federal jobs upon completion, and serve others by joining the AmeriCorps team at Goodwill. A living allowance will be given while serving which estimates to roughly 1,350.16 a month as well as an option to obtain a Segal Education Award upon completion (valued at approximately $6,895) to pay for a range of education expenses or a $1,800 cash stipend.

Positions available are:

Business and Data Analytics VISTA

Marketing & Communications VISTA

Volunteer Engagement VISTA

To view job individual job descriptions, visit https://linktr.ee/gwmekVISTAs.

To learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA, visit https://americorps.gov/serve/fit-finder/americorps-vista.

Note: To apply for positions, you will need to create a general AmeriCorps application ( https://my.americorps.gov/mp/member/registration.do), then use the above link to apply for the various positions. If you see something that says, "we are not currently accepting applications for that position," don't hesitate to contact us because we may still be recruiting for it, we are just experiencing technical issues with the portal.

If you have any questions, you may contact Tynisha Ferguson at tferguson@gwmek.org.

Learn more about Mokan Goodwill here: https://www.mokangoodwill.org/.

The Volunteer Engagement VISTA with Goodwill MOKAN will grow the capacity and quality of workforce development services for the underemployed and unemployed by engaging volunteers in our mission. This VISTA Member will: 1. Create new volunteer positions, as well as relevant training and onboarding materials for volunteers 2. Create volunteer recruitment materials 3. Recruit volunteers 4. Support volunteer communications and tracking 5. Lead volunteer recognition efforts We are seeking someone with a passion for the power of work and the initiative to develop something new at a 125 year old organization. A successful candidate will have excellent communication skills in speaking and writing, be detailed oriented, have good record keeping ability, and be self-motivated. We are seeking a VISTA for the 2022 year, approximately January 2022-January 2023.

This VISTA member must be willing to serve in-person at least 20% of the time, in order to engage our in-person programs and volunteers. Remote work is possible for the remainder. Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas is in Kansas City, MO. The primary working address for this VISTA position is 800 E 18th Street Kansas City, MO 64108. Learn more at www.mokangoodwill.org.

Member Duties: Create new volunteer positions, as well as relevant training and onboarding materials for volunteers 2. Create volunteer recruitment materials 3. Recruit volunteers 4. Support volunteer communications and tracking 5. Lead volunteer recognition efforts

Program Benefits: Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage*, Education award upon successful completion of service, Training, Living Allowance.

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

Terms: Car recommended

Service Areas: Community Outreach, Community and Economic Development.

Skills: Teaching/Tutoring, Writing/Editing, Team Work, Computers/Technology, Public Speaking, Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Recruitment, Communications.




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Fee Amount: None

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Environment
People with Disabilities
Employment, Environment, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Tue Feb 28, 2023 - Thu Feb 01, 2024
04:00 PM - 03:59 PM

WHERE

800 East 18th StreetKansas City, MO 64108

(39.09173,-94.57356)
 

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  • FULL_TIME

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