***This is an AmeriCorps VISTA National Service Position. To be considered for the position, you must apply using the my.americorps website: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do
The Northern Colorado Continuum of Care (NoCO CoC) coordinates local efforts to make homelessness rare, short-lived, and non-recurring so that all in our communities have the opportunity to thrive. With 40+ member organizations, the NoCO CoC coordinates the funding and delivery of housing and services for people experiencing homelessness in Larimer and Weld counties as a federally-designated planning unit of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The AmeriCorps Member will work with NoCO CoC staff to improve its communications, fundraising, and policies and procedures. The ultimate goal is for the VISTA Member to contribute to an effort that is ending homelessness in Northern Colorado. Greeley, Colorado is a university town situated on the Northeastern Front Range of Colorado. Every year, Greeley is home to the “Greeley Stampede” Rodeo, the “Blues Jam” music festival, the Greeley Arts Picnic, and “Friday Fest,” a free outdoor concert hosted weekly throughout the summer. Just an hour’s drive north of Denver, east of Rocky Mountain National Park, and south of Wyoming, Weld County is a fast-growing and popular area with gorgeous views of the Rockies from the comfort of acres of rolling farmland.
Member Duties : The Northern Colorado Continuum of Care (NoCO CoC) VISTA will leverage creativity to develop brochures and other print materials to enhance community-wide awareness of the NoCO CoC. The NoCO CoC VISTA will also be responsible for planning an annual stakeholder event, presenting the NoCO CoC annual report. This position will also focus on resource development. The NoCO CoC VISTSA will review current fundraising efforts and research new ways in which to raise funds for its mission. Policies and procedures are an ever-evolving process according to HUD requirements, the needs of the community, and performance measures. Member duties include: 1). Developing communication materials that highlight the mission and performance of the NoCO CoC.
2). Developing a fundraising plan using current and proposed methods.
3). Refinement of policies and procedures as needed and development of training materials.
Program Benefits : Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Relocation Allowance . *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .
Service Areas :
Housing , Homelessness , Community Outreach , Community and Economic Development .
Public Speaking , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Community Organization , Writing/Editing , Computers/Technology , Team Work , Communications .