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Primary Responsibilities: VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator will (1) develop plug-and-play volunteer program for one-time & ongoing individuals & groups; (2) gather & organize quantitative data for volunteer binder & Google Drive folder; (3) create volunteer handbook &/or onboarding packet; (4) develop fledgling ambassadorship program & its resources; (5) share volunteer opportunities to social media coordinator; (6) research & develop volunteer, university work-study, and employment programs; (7) create consistent group & individual volunteer days & plan the 1st annual volunteer celebration; (8) develop procedures manual while coordinating COI’s third yearly fundraising event with creative reuse & activities for our demographic; (9) work with consulting partner to create employment opportunities for people with barriers to employment; (10) engage in community workshops & talks & skill-building programs related to volunteer management & employment opportunities.
Desired Qualifications: Skills : Counseling, Environment, Computers/Technology, Business/Entrepreneur, Conflict Resolution, Non-Profit Management, Fine Arts/Crafts, Teaching/Tutoring, Veterans, Recruitment, Communications, Public Speaking, General Skills, Team Work, Writing/Editing, Youth Development, Leadership, Education, Community Organization.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: Clever Octopus Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering creativity and environmental awareness through art, science, technology, engineering, and math. Our multi tentacled approach includes the Clever Octopus Creative Reuse Center and the Octopod mobile outreach vehicle. Project Objectives and details available – email us for more!
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted through AmeriCorps website – this is this job posting: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=91999
Compensation Type: Annual salary
Salary/Wage: AmeriCorps VISTA stipend
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City / South Salt Lake