Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 18-Sep-2017 to 17-Oct-2017
  • - United Way of Central Indiana
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • During the term of service, an AmeriCorps*VISTA member receives a modest living allowance of $1,128.68 per month (paid out bi-weekly), health benefits and child care assistance (if qualified).
  • VISTA/AmeriCorps
  • VISTAs also may be able to defer student loan repayment while they serve. Upon successful completion of a term of service, an AmeriCorps*VISTA member is eligible to receive a Segal Education Award of $5,815 that can be used for qualified educational expenses.

Please note that this position is NOT full-time employment, but is a full-time AmeriCorps*VISTA member position. During the term of service, an AmeriCorps*VISTA member receives a modest living allowance of $1,128.68 per month (paid out bi-weekly), health benefits and child care assistance (if qualified). VISTAs also may be able to defer student loan repayment while they serve. Upon successful completion of a term of service, an AmeriCorps*VISTA member is eligible to receive a Segal Education Award of $5,815 that can be used for qualified educational expenses.

UWCI has four priorities: education, financial stability, health and basic needs. With 85 partner agencies and numerous community partners, UWCI works toward these priorities on education and human services initiatives to fulfill our mission of helping people learn more, earn more and lead safe and healthy lives. This AmeriCorps*VISTA member position provides program design and administrative leadership around family engagement, program evaluation, training, and the development of a community of practice. 

DUTIES
Under the supervision of the United Way Great Families 2020 Program Officers and the Great Families 2020 subgrantee staff, the Great Families 2020 AmeriCorps*VISTA member will be placed at a Great Families 2020 subgrantee organization to do the following:
• Develop and implement training models and content for staff and subgrantees
• Foster peer-to-peer learning among subgrantee staff
• Identify and implement models and practices for the effective operation of various partner groups (e.g., an advisory group or stakeholders group, a funders group, etc.).
• Develop innovative cross-program and cross-agency collaborative practices
• Build agencies' fund development capacity through assessment of gaps and needs and development of capacity building plans
• Work with subgrantee to identify their data collection and analysis needs; develop training and technical assistance plan to address those needs and connect them to resources to implement
• Develop and implement family engagement practices, including recruitment of eligible families from the neighborhoods to participate in GF 2020, developing and implementing structures and practices that engage families and community members in program planning, oversight and evaluation, and developing and implementing assessments to determine the factors that either promote or inhibit ongoing family and community engagement
• Track and report service hours and capacity building activities 
 
Qualifications:
To successfully complete this AmeriCorps*VISTA term of service, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be physically present at the assigned site. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Strong interest in social services and family strengthening
• Dedication to community service and willingness to commit to a full-time term of AmeriCorps*VISTA service
• Computer skills, including the ability to navigate database systems and email
• Speak, read and write English fluently
• Responsible, organized, flexible, motivated, professional
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to make a commitment to complete at least one year of service (November 2017-October 2018)
• Successful completion of a full NSCHC background check
Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor's degree preferred; some postsecondary education with applicable experience will be considered
• U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien

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