Description

Job Summary: The Outreach and Development VISTA will serve within Shelter the Homeless – Homeless Resource Centers (HRC). The VISTA member will increase our capacity to provide services by developing a Digital Inclusion program to serve individuals staying at the Resource Centers. During this project year the VISTA member will develop and strengthen partnerships with community organization and stakeholders to benefit the program. Additionally, the VISTA will assess current efforts and develop a strategy to maintain sustainable funding for the digital inclusion program.
Primary Responsibilities: The essential functions of the position include but are not limited to:
• Research potential partnerships with organizations and corporations to gain access to low-to-no cost technology and resources for HRC clients.
• Research and support the grant writing process to expand the HRC Digital Inclusion program.
• Collaborate with each HRC operator to identify needs and gaps with technology.
• Create content to recognize partnerships through social media and newsletter posts.
• Be a part of the Salt Lake Valley Coalition to End Homelessness to bring awareness to digital equity within homeless services.
• Work with key stakeholders, community organizations and individuals dedicated to expanding digital equity within Utah.
Desired Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
• Full-time service for one year.
• High school diploma/GED
• At least 18 years of age.
• Must pass a criminal background check.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with diverse and vulnerable populations preferred.
• Proficient in MS Excel and Word; database experience very helpful.
• Organizational and time-management skills, and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Friendly and comfortable interacting with internal and external stakeholders and community partners.
• A creative mind with an ability to suggest continuous improvements.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: This is a stipend position with an option to earn an education award or end of service stipend
• Selected candidate may also qualify for a relocation stipend

For more information on becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) please visit https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-programs/americorps-vista
How to Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter by email to kristina@homelessutah.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: This is a salary position.
Hourly Wage Maximum: This is a salary position.
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 11/25/20
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact Name: Kristina
Email: kristina@homelessutah.org