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Community Coordinator VISTA

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

July 19, 2021 - July 18, 2022

Application Window

May 1, 2021 - July 3, 2021

Location

  • Paducah, KY

Listing Details

Description

VISTA members will provide unique services that will enable agencies to increase funding, community support, and sustainable services to low-income Kentuckians. VISTA members must be at least 18 years of age, US citizens, nationals or legal residents. Successful applicants will pass a criminal background check, be committed to serving a year of full-time service with the project, have a passion for combatting poverty, have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team, be computer and social media proficient, be comfortable with public speaking, and a willingness to learn new skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Most positions require members to have a personal vehicle and all members must be able to travel periodically throughout the state with a few overnight stays. This position is with United Way of Paducah - McCracken, KY and has a start date of July 19 2021. Benefits include: modest living allowance of $13,362, end of year education award or cash award upon successful completion of the program, healthcare, relocation allowance, training, network, support, childcare assistance for those that qualify.

VISTA members will provide unique services that will enable agencies to increase funding, community support, and sustainable services to low-income Kentuckians. VISTA members must be at least 18 years of age, US citizens, nationals or legal residents. Successful applicants will pass a criminal background check, be committed to serving a year of full-time service with the project, have a passion for combatting poverty, have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team, be computer and social media proficient, be comfortable with public speaking, and a willingness to learn new skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Most positions require members to have a personal vehicle and all members must be able to travel periodically throughout the state with a few overnight stays. This position is with United Way of Paducah - McCracken, KY and has a start date of July 19 2021. Benefits include: modest living allowance of $13,362, end of year education award or cash award upon successful completion of the program, healthcare, relocation allowance, training, network, support, childcare assistance for those that qualify. Read More

Living Allowance

$1113 - $1113 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Networking, professional development opportunities throughout the year of service, mileage reimbursement. Some positions will provide housing assistance.

Education Benefits

GED/High School Diploma, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 100

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

37

Location Type

Suburban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Professional Activities