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Adapted Sports and Recreation Specialist VISTA

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 17, 2020 - August 16, 2021

Application Window

February 14, 2020 - June 16, 2020

Location

  • Sioux City, IA

Contact Information

Gregory Abdur-Rasheed
(515) 348-6232
greg.abdur-rasheed@iowaeda.com

Hosted By

Position Details

City of Sioux City, Parks and Recreation

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Listing Details

Description

The AmeriCorps VISTA member will complete an asset base mapping project to determine programming needs, seek funding, build partnerships, establish a volunteer base, develop, implement, and evaluate adapted recreation and sports programs as well as promote programming via social media and other traditional methods. Working closely with a coalition of community partners, the City of Sioux City, and the Department of Public Health, the VISTA member will establish a volunteer management program, increase the communities capacity to offer adaptive sports for people with disabilities, and develop new programs at the Miracle League complex serving the community at large.

The AmeriCorps VISTA member will complete an asset base mapping project to determine programming needs, seek funding, build partnerships, establish a volunteer base, develop, implement, and evaluate adapted recreation and sports programs as well as promote programming via social media and other traditional methods. Working closely with a coalition of community partners, the City of Sioux City, and the Department of Public Health, the VISTA member will establish a volunteer management program, increase the communities capacity to offer adaptive sports for people with disabilities, and develop new programs at the Miracle League complex serving the community at large. Read More

Living Allowance

$1038 - $1038 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

VISTA member can choose between end-of-year cash stipend of $1800 or the AmeriCorps Education Award in the amount of $6195

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Course work in related field can substitute a degree program if candidate is still working to obtain degree.
1-3 years of experience recommended but not required.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Disability, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Local Government Agency

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Gregory Abdur-Rasheed
(515) 348-6232
greg.abdur-rasheed@iowaeda.com

Hosted By

Position Details

City of Sioux City, Parks and Recreation

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