Elizabeth’s Village operates a homeless prevention and outreach program for women and children who are at imminent risk of being homeless. The Outreach Coordinator works directly with clients on their journey to self-sufficiency. The successful candidate will be committed to the mission of Elizabeth’s Village and the success of our participants. Please note that this position is through AmeriCorps, and the Outreach Coordinator will be committing to a year of national service. For more information on the AmeriCorps program, please visit www.nationalservice.org. The AmeriCorps member is committing to 1200 hours (~30 hours per week)
Elizabeth’s Village is a nonprofit in Scott County that serves women and children experiencing homelessness, poverty, and domestic violence. www.elizabethsvillage.org
The VISTA position is to assist in completing the Capital Campaign to open and operate the domestic violence shelter at Elizabeth’s Village. This person would be identifying viable grants, assist in writing grant requests, promote the need and solution of our campaign, recruit and supervise volunteer groups, and support the opening of the shelter in the next two years. All responsibilities will be tied to the More Than a Number Capital Campaign and will resolve once the campaign is complete.
AmeriCorps VISTA Benefits:
To learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA benefits, visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits
To learn more about the Homes for All program, visit https://www.hhck.org/about-americorps
– Recruit and supervise sufficient volunteer groups to accomplish renovations of domestic violence shelter.
– Use creativity and resourcefulness to produce projects that volunteers can participate in and contribute to in conjunction with hired contractors.
– Assist in securing grant funding and fundraising to pay for building and renovation of shelter
– Gain knowledge of best practices of domestic violence shelters, and assist with drafting policies and procedure