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Foster Child & Family Support Alliance VISTA

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

August 31, 2020 - August 30, 2021

Application Window

July 23, 2020 - August 4, 2020

Location

  • Winterset, IA

Contact Information

Jana Daisy
(515) 348-6263
jana.daisy@iowaeda.com

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Position Details

Foster Child and Family Support Alliance VISTA Project

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Description

The VISTA will work to coordinate development and delivery of a new pilot training program for foster families to expand the number of available foster families in rural Iowa. The VISTA will assist with marketing and recruitment of potential families to participate in these foster classes. The VISTA will assist with day-to-day operations of foster family support programs including assistance with the foster closet and new family care packets.The VISTA will secure funding resources, including grant writing, to secure staffing of the organizations served. In addition, the VISTA will explore the development of new resources for children in foster care such as a foster care review board in Polk County. The VISTA will support the assessment of existing voluntary efforts for Bring Love and The Family Connection, and work to formalize volunteer management best practices throughout the organizations.

The VISTA will work to coordinate development and delivery of a new pilot training program for foster families to expand the number of available foster families in rural Iowa. The VISTA will assist with marketing and recruitment of potential families to participate in these foster classes. The VISTA will assist with day-to-day operations of foster family support programs including assistance with the foster closet and new family care packets.The VISTA will secure funding resources, including grant writing, to secure staffing of the organizations served. In addition, the VISTA will explore the development of new resources for children in foster care such as a foster care review board in Polk County. The VISTA will support the assessment of existing voluntary efforts for Bring Love and The Family Connection, and work to formalize volunteer management best practices throughout the organizations. Read More

Living Allowance

$1116 - $1116 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), Stipend

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Child Welfare Agency, Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Jana Daisy
(515) 348-6263
jana.daisy@iowaeda.com

Hosted By

Position Details

Foster Child and Family Support Alliance VISTA Project

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