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GIKC Member & Volunteer Experience VISTA– United Way of the Piedmont

Spartanburg, SC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Not applicable
Full time

Published on 24 Jun 2021

Expires on 24 Jun 2021

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GIKC Member & Volunteer Experience VISTA– United Way of the Piedmont

Job Title:  GIKC Member & Volunteer Experience VISTA– United Way of the Piedmont

Dates:  8/2/2021 – 8/01/2022

Work Schedule – Full Time

Education:  Some College

Age Requirement – 18 Years or older

The AmeriCorps VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program offers a unique approach to AmeriCorps VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other AmeriCorps 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: access to food co-op, doubled food stamps at the farmer's market, housing referral, household & personal care supplies provided through the Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, & professional mentoring.

Member Duties : As the Member & Volunteer Experience VISTA, you will develop and improve processes and procedures to communicate with member agencies and partners. You will expand the current volunteer corps that operates the facility and establish a volunteer leadership corps to provide day-to-day leadership and training to new or temporary volunteers. You will also document departmental processes and procedures to ensure sustainability.

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

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

Service Areas :
Veterans ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 

Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Veterans ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Communications .

Please reference job title and apply at:  VISTA@uwpiedmont.org