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Job Summary: Thirty-seven million Americans live in poverty. Through AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference. Become an AmeriCorps VISTA at the United Way of Northern Utah. AmeriCorps VISTA is a national program where community members have the opportunity to serve in local nonprofits for one year helping to eliminate poverty. In return for service, members receive a living allowance, a healthcare allowance, and other benefits. An AmeriCorps VISTA position is open in Ogden, Utah to help promote specific Early Childhood Education Programs through home visitations, volunteer recruitment. VISTA is needed to start as soon as August 3rd. The position is a full-year commitment.
Primary Responsibilities: -Develop a plan for mass production of kindergarten readiness activity kits
-Develop community outreach plan
-Research grant opportunities to sustain programs
-Coordinate community donations and events
-Recruit, train and coordinate incoming volunteers
-Conduct events
Desired Qualifications: Requirements: -Full-time service for one year, can have a part time job that does not interfere with VISTA service
-Cannot be a full-time student (since it is full-time work, this is too difficult) -Some college experience -At least 18 years of age -General office and computer skills
-US Citizen or permanent resident
-Basic computer skills-Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Benefits / Why Work for Us: Benefits: -Living Allowance ($12,000 per year, pre-taxes), -At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($6,195) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,800)
-Healthcare Allowance Benefit -Relocation Allowance -Childcare assistance if eligible
-Can count what hours you need of the position towards an internship
How to Apply: TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to Kristin Thacker at kthacker@uwnu.org.
An online application with AmeriCorps is also required after the interview process is complete.
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Salary/Wage: Living Allowance/Education Award
Closing Date: 7/3/2020
Status: Part Time
Location: Ogden

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Contact Name: Kristin Thacker
Email: kthacker@uwnu.org