'21 VIP - Veteran Services VISTA - UWS
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP)
program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. As an AmeriCorps
VISTA at Upstate Warrior Solution (UWS), you will help reach more
veterans through partnerships with other service agencies, and
strengthen partner relationships through regular communication.
Additionally, you will track outreach and program events in a
shared calendar and on social media, and help the UWS Development
Team plan and coordinate at least one fundraising event each year
using Canva and other methods. The member will also develop a
productive volunteer and mentor program by researching best
practices, creating and analyzing surveys, tracking volunteer
hours, and utilizing social media and newsletter to increase
communications throughout the year. 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! Further help on this
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA at Upstate Warrior Solution
will help to build the capacity of organizations that commit to
antipoverty efforts and using a Collective Impact framework to
solve financial instability in Spartanburg County by creating
policies and procedures for data integration, as well as an
executable marketing plan in support of Collective Impact.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Training , Stipend ,
Housing stipend, gym discount, prof dev , Choice of Education Award
or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage*
, Childcare assistance if eligible .
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours
, Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Health , Homelessness , Ex-Offender Reentry , Neighborhood
Revitalization , Community Outreach , Housing , Elder Care ,
Entrepreneur/Business , Hunger , Technology , Community and
Economic Development , Veterans .
Communications , Teaching/Tutoring , Law , Education , Youth
Development , Medicine , Non-Profit Management , Conflict
Resolution , Leadership , Computers/Technology , Fund raising/Grant
Writing , Writing/Editing , Veterans , Public Speaking , Public
Health , Counseling , Social Services , Community Organization ,
Business/Entrepreneur , General Skills , Team Work , Recruitment