Looking to become an AmeriCorps Vista?
The VISTA project will have an integral role in assisting the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (Housing and Finance Authority) in expanding the Balance of State (BOS) Coordinated Entry System (CES) throughout Georgia. CES serves individuals and families experiencing homelessness, chronic homelessness or who are at risk of being homeless.
As a VISTA member you will help address poverty in Glynn county by assisting the Coordinated Entry System (CRS) that serves Glynn county to enhance and expand services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. VISTA duties will be focused on cultivating a network of community resources (non-profit, Faith-based and governmental) to participate in the CES by conducting in-person and online outreach, pursuing financial and in-kind donations via grant writing and developing a plan for fund-raising activities, designing a volunteer recruitment plan, recruiting and training volunteers and developing resources to assess and conduction program evaluation. Outreach to entities serving homeless Veterans will be a priority area.
VISTA Benefits- Living allowance ($479.00 bi-weekly), Health Coverage*, Childcare assistance (if eligible), Education Award ($6,000) or End of Service Stipend ($1800), Training and Relocation Benefit of $750-If relocating from a distance of 50 miles or further to serve as a VISTA.
Application Deadline: 10/16/19
Service Start Date: 11/12/19
Service End Date : 11/20/20