• Build programming around the 4 pillars of the Career Center: Employment and Training, Health and Wellness, Education, and Financial Empowerment.
• Lead planning for Health and Wellness Day and Be Your Child’s Best Advocate series.
• Cultivate and sustain partners for each of the different programming pillars.
• Coordinate and support all volunteer recruitment and training for the Career Center.
• Serve as the main point of contact for volunteers involved in the Career Center.
• Coordinate across Our House programs what areas of need and opportunity are available.
• Ensure sustainability of programming through long-term planning, volunteer engagement, resource development, and client empowerment.
• Design educational materials (curriculums, flyers, etc.) for programming.
• Assist in the improvement of the data collection, data quality, and reporting.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training
Healthcare Allowance Reimbursement or Health Benefit Plan; Membership to Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Little Rock; Access to Employee Assistance Program; 10 days medical leave, 10 days vacation, 5 days Life After AmeriCorps; Access to a local AmeriCorps Alums chapter and a broad network of partners, alums, and more; on-site orientation training provided by Our House staff, First Aid/CPR certification; DHS-sponsored training opportunities, monthly National Service member meetings with training and team-building, access to mentoring with VISTA Leader; any other trainings deemed necessary by the supervisor.
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
All year-round VISTAs will be thoroughly committed to Our House’s mission and to national service. All candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills.
• Strong people skills. Able to form effective working relationships with a wide range of people.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to drive multiple simultaneous projects to completion.
• At least 18 years of age.
• Must be able to lift 35 pounds.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• A United States Citizen, National, or Permanent Resident.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Must commit to serve full-time (40 hours) for a one-year term starting on August 21, 2018.
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check