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HOW Volunteer Resource Developer, VISTA

Company: Americorps
Location: Provincetown
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

HOW Volunteer Resource Developer, VISTA

Helping Our Women strives to provide services to women with chronic and life threatening and/or disabling illnesses and assist in creating a more manageable lifestyle; provide clients with referrals and advocacy that improves access to health care, social services and benefit programs; develop and implement programs that empower and educate women on issues related to health care and well-being and that are inclusive of diverse needs. HOW has an open door policy to provide advocacy and referrals to members of the community at-large. Volunteers are the backbone of HOW as they provide transportation and companionship for clients, increase socialization, assistance with chores and shopping and educational workshops for clients and other volunteers. The new VISTA will help us to continue to expand capacity and scope of our volunteer programs. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will work to strengthen the Capacity of Helping Our Women (HOW) through volunteer engagement, community outreach and partner collaboration to better educate and empower women with chronic or disabling health conditions living on the Outer Cape region of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The VISTA will recruit and maintain a network of volunteers, implement volunteer management tools, track volunteers through a data system and raise awareness within the community about programs and opportunities offered by HOW. Specific duties include; update volunteer database, conduct volunteer orientations, develop outreach and publicity materials, promote a social media presence and write articles recognizing volunteer events and achievements.

Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Health Coverage* , Training .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Health .

Skills :

General Skills , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Team Work , Public Health , Non-Profit Management , Writing/Editing , Counseling , Communications , Community Organization , Public Speaking .

Keywords: Americorps, Quincy , HOW Volunteer Resource Developer, VISTA, Other , Provincetown, Massachusetts

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