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Lawrence Community Shelter Outreach Coordinator

Company: Americorps
Location: Topeka
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Lawrence Community Shelter Outreach Coordinator

Grounded in human rights and social justice, our mission at the Lawrence Community Shelter (LCS) is to advance compassionate solutions for people facing homelessness through advocacy, shelter, and housing. The VISTA member will build the capacity of the organization by supporting the community engagement team and evaluating current donation-tracking systems and outreach strategies. Successful VISTA members will be organized, effective communicators that are able to work both independently and collaboratively. From this experience, members will gain project management skills and experience in outreach campaigns, networking with a variety of community stakeholders, and knowledge of how poverty impacts communities. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for tracking donated inventory and current needs. Additionally, the VISTA member will assist the Director of Community Engagement with researching new grant opportunities and funding sources, and designing an outreach campaign to raise support for LCS and awareness of how homelessness impacts the local community.

Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage* , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance , Stipend .

Terms :

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

Service Areas :

Homelessness , Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach .

Skills :

Communications , Non-Profit Management , Public Speaking , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Community Organization , Social Services , Recruitment .

Keywords: Americorps, Topeka , Lawrence Community Shelter Outreach Coordinator, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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