Refugee Center Sustainability & Development AmeriCorps VISTA at AmeriCorps VISTA: Utah Refugee VISTA Project

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Employer: AmeriCorps VISTA: Utah Refugee VISTA Project

Expires: 03/31/2020

Refugee Sustainability & Development VISTA at the Utah Refugee Services OfficeHoping to serve in one of the only U.S. VISTA programs focused solely on building capacity within refugee-serving organizations? Do you want to boost your skills in business, marketing, and program management to the next level? Do you aspire to combine your professional background with a desire to uplift your community and empower others to attain self-sufficiency? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you!The Refugee Center Sustainability and Development VISTA will build the capacity of the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center’s (URETC) programming through developing sustainable marketing and reporting plans, improving existing data tracking systems, and establishing new lasting partnerships to support center programs, workshops, and services. Building the capacity of programs that URETC offers will allow more refugee clients to gain the skills, certifications and expertise needed to place them in better paying jobs that will allow them to support their families and lift their communities out of poverty.The Data and Sustainability VISTA is one of ten AmeriCorps VISTA members involved in the Utah Refugee VISTA Project. Our VISTAs serve at seven sites across the Salt Lake Valley, but still work closely with one another. Our VISTAs can expect professional development, mentorship, and support from AmeriCorps and their host organizations. Serving in Salt Lake City, there is always something new to do. From international film festivals to cultural celebrations and abundant access to year-round outdoor recreation, there’s something for everyone.Please reach out to Kira Norcross, our VISTA Leader, at knorcross@utah.gov with any questions about the position, AmeriCorps VISTA, or the Utah Refugee VISTA Project at large.Position DetailsMember Duties:Develop sustainable marketing and reporting plans for URETCBuilding upon monitoring and support structures for Refugee Community-bssed Organizations funded through the RCBO grantImproving in-house data tracking systems and tools.Service Areas:Community Outreach, Community and Economic Development, Children/Youth, EducationSkills:Business/Entrepreneur, Computers/Technology, Communications, Community Organization, Fund Raising/ Grant Writing, Leadership, Non-Profit Management, Public Speaking, Teaching/ Tutoring, Team Work, Writing/EditingTerms and BenefitsTerms:Permits attendance at school during off hours, Permits working at another job during off hours.Program Benefits:Free UTA/Trax Pass, Living Allowance, Relocation Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Training Opportunities, Health Coverage*, Childcare assistance if eligible. *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please click here.Next StepsTo submit an application, please visit the opportunity listing on the My AmeriCorps portalFor more information about the AmeriCorps VISTA program, please visit the AmeriCorps website.For more information about the Utah Refugee Services Office, please visit the Utah Refugee Services website.For further questions and inquiries, please contact Kira Norcross by phone at (801) 300-9239 or by email at knorcross@utah.govAbout AmeriCorps VISTA: Utah Refugee VISTA ProjectThe Utah Refugee VISTA Project was started 10 years ago. Since its creation, it has expanded into a diverse array of VISTA positions across the Salt Lake valley. The Utah Refugee VISTA Project works with organizations and communities to foster sustainable anti-poverty programming for refugees in Utah. Our project is now composed of ten VISTA members serving across seven organizations in the Salt Lake Valley.