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Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA – Children’s Advocacy Center

Spartanburg, SC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Not applicable
Full time

Published on 24 Jun 2021

Expires on 24 Jun 2021

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Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA – Children’s Advocacy Center

Job Title:  Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA – Children’s Advocacy Center

Dates:  8/2/2021 – 8/01/2022

Work Schedule – Full Time

Education:  Some College

Age Requirement – 18 Years or older

This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. As an AmeriCorps VISTA at Children’s Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties, you will utilize social media and other outreach techniques to enhance donor engagement while researching improvement strategies. You will also research, develop, and implement new fundraising strategies for the organization, and help to improve the systems of volunteer engagement and management. Additionally, you will review current intake practices and identify areas for improvement with a focus on inclusivity. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability. Benefits include: monthly housing stipend, doubled food stamps at the farmer's market, housing referrals, household & personal care supplies provided through the Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, professional mentoring, and more!

Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA member will help increase the capacity of Children’s Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties (CAC) to serve all children in need of CAC services by increasing donor engagement, developing new fundraising initiatives, and improving current systems and processes.

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

For Information on Benefits visit: https://www.vistasinthepiedmont.org/program-benefits.html 

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

Terms:
Car recommended,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 

Service Areas:
Housing,  Technology ,  Children/Youth ,  Veterans ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger . 

Skills:
Counseling ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Veterans ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Law,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Medicine ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Business/Entrepreneur . 

Please reference job title and apply to:  Vista@UWPiedmont.org