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Flourish Furniture Bank Partnership Coordinator VISTA

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

October 23, 2023 - October 21, 2024

Application Window

September 11, 2023 - April 30, 2024

Location

  • Grandview, MO

Contact Information

Beccah Rendall
vistaproject@kclibrary.org

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Position Details

Flourish Furniture Bank AmeriCorps VISTA

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Description

As THE furniture bank of Kansas City, Flourish provides whole-home furnishings to clients referred by local social service agencies. Flourish partners with 70 agencies in the KC area that provide wrap-around housing, employment, and health support to clients. Flourish prides itself on creating a personal experience for our clients, empowering those we serve to establish a safe, permanent, and comfortable home. In 2022, Flourish served 881 families and individuals, creating furnished homes for 2,244 household members. Volunteers collected, repaired, and distributed 36,797 items, diverting 308 tons of unwanted furniture from the landfill.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will provide key assistance in recruiting new partner agencies, including onboarding and training case managers. This position will also assist with retention of current partner agencies through regular communications, visits to partner agency sites and surveys. The partnership coordinator will assist with the implementation of our new Furniture Bank Database. This will increase our ability to impact those coming out of poverty and homelessness in the KC area on a long term, sustainable basis.

As THE furniture bank of Kansas City, Flourish provides whole-home furnishings to clients referred by local social service agencies. Flourish partners with 70 agencies in the KC area that provide wrap-around housing, employment, and health support to clients. Flourish prides itself on creating a personal experience for our clients, empowering those we serve to establish a safe, permanent, and comfortable home. In 2022, Flourish served 881 families and individuals, creating furnished homes for 2,244 household members. Volunteers collected, repaired, and distributed 36,797 items, diverting 308 tons of unwanted furniture from the landfill.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will provide key assistance in recruiting new partner agencies, including onboarding and training case managers. This position will also assist with retention of current partner agencies through regular communications, visits to partner agency sites and surveys. The partnership coordinator will assist with the implementation of our new Furniture Bank Database. This will increase our ability to impact those coming out of poverty and homelessness in the KC area on a long term, sustainable basis.
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Living Allowance

$1755 - $1755 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Teleservice when applicable

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

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

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Environment

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Office Activities

Contact Information

Beccah Rendall
vistaproject@kclibrary.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Flourish Furniture Bank AmeriCorps VISTA

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