We’re hiring AmeriCorps VISTA Members

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We are looking for a few AmeriCorps VISTA members to join our team at United Way. Check out the following opportunities and apply directly through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) website if interested.

UWCCR Robla School District Engagement VISTA
Our Robla School District Engagement VISTA will assist our Square One Program Director on the overall strategy and vision for the UWCCR Square One Project. The VISTA will help build a strong and sustainable program model for 2019 and beyond as well as link with our other programs and Square One work. Duties include: engage with leaders at Robla schools to establish and facilitate committees that can help meet the goals for Square One around student success and parent engagement, develop and implement community projects in partnership with the Robla Community Engagement VISTA, strategize with school leadership on creating meaningful opportunities for Robla families to be more involved, collaborate with Robla Community Engagement VISTA to identify and bridge gaps within school district and community. This is a one year term position.
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UWCCR Robla Community Engagement VISTA
Our Robla Community Engagement VISTA will assist our Square One Program Director on the overall strategy and vision for the UWCCR Square One Project. The VISTA will help build a strong and sustainable program model for 2019 and beyond as well as link with our other programs and Square One work. Duties include: engage community organizations on UWCCR work in Robla community, strengthen relationship with main community groups such as Robla Community Association, recruit community members, organizations, and key stakeholders to expand current programs and to develop and implement new programs; inspire collective action by developing a shared measurement system that will track common outcomes and indicators, collaborate with Robla School District Engagement VISTA to identify and bridge gaps with school district and community. This is a one year term position.
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UWCCR Financial Stability VISTA
Our Financial Stability VISTA will assist our program officer on the overall strategy and vision for the UWCCR’s plan to create financial stability in the region. The VISTA will help build a strong and sustainable K2C program model for 2019-2020 and beyond, as well as link K2C with our other Financial Stability and Square One work. Duties include: strategize for kindergarten family outreach and engagement (school and community based), strengthen our credit union partnership, develop new program elements to help families stay engaged with college savings and college preparation throughout elementary school and beyond, engage United Way Young Leaders Society volunteers, explore and secure new funding sources, expand financial learning and access to opportunities for K2C parents by supporting and linking to financial coaching, build connections between Financial Stability and our Education and Healthy Meals program, and strategic planning and support for other Financial Stability programs. This is a one year term position.
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UWCCR Health and Nutrition VISTA
The Health and Nutrition VISTA will assist our Healthy Meals program officer on the overall strategy and vision for UWCCR’s goal to develop healthy eating habits in kids, educate them about the origin of the foods they consume, and involve key community stakeholders as well as partners. The VISTA will help build a strong and sustainable program for 2019 and beyond, as well as link with our other HMP and Square One work. Duties include: collaborate with partner agencies to determine and select new after-school meal host sites based on set criteria, conduct monitoring visits to current and new program sites to develop and provide additional capacity-building training as required and expand on existing program opportunities and offerings, expand farm-to-school activities at current sites while creating additional opportunities for new sites, and create survey to solicit feedback from new and current HMP sites. This is a one-year term position.
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UWCCR Literacy and Education VISTA
The Literacy and Education VISTA will assist our Education program officer on the overall strategy and vision for UWCCR’s Campaign for Grade Level Reading. VISTA will help build a strong and sustainable program model for 2019 and beyond, as well as link our other Campaign for Grade Level Reading and Square One work. Duties include: research best practices and and create strategic plan to build capacity of Summer Enrichment Collaborative, outreach and recruit to summer education providers and housing complex to build Summer Enrichment Coalition, collaborate with non-profit partners to coordinate and facilitate trainings, review and improve current repertoire of activities and create portfolio of activities building on existing framework and create sustainability plan on incorporating new ideas moving forward, refine pre and post assessment evaluation currently in place.
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United Way VISTA Team Leader
The VISTA Leader will assist the VISTA Program Director with volunteer and host site management, facilitate VISTA gatherings/trainings, generate participation in service day events such as Day of Action and Day of Caring, improve upon current VISTA program administrative processes and help in gathering data from the host sites and members for the quarterly reports and application. The VISTA Leader will be a resource for VISTA members as a liaison between project sites, United Way California Capital Region, and the state office. The VISTA Leader will support VISTA members as they transition into service and throughout their year of service. The VISTA Leader will be met with great support from the organization as well as autonomy and flexibility to develop innovative ways to serve the VISTA members and project sites. The position is open until filled. This is a one-year term position.
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