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Internship Details
Heart of Oregon Corps
Website:   http://www.heartoforegon.org
Internship Title
AmeriCorps VISTA Recruitment Capacity Project Leader
Area Industry Minimum Age
Bend Administration 18
Hourly Rate Interns Needed
The VISTA position will receive a living allowance stipend of $473.50 bi-weekly, a $1,421 housing stipend for the year, and a $5,920 AmeriCorps Education Award or $1,800 cash stipend paid at completion of service. 1
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required
Yes No Yes
Application Deadline Start Date End Date
2/28/19 3/18/19 3/18/20
Hours/Week General Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
40 Yes Yes
Background Check Lift Requirements
Yes

Description
The AmeriCorps VISTA will build recruitment capacity in Heart of Oregon Corps’ programs, ultimately increasing the number of youth engaged in HOC programs, thus increasing performance measures in acquiring high school diplomas, GED’s, earning industry-recognized certificates, succeeding in postsecondary education, and/or gaining employment. Specifically, the AmeriCorps Recruitment Capacity VISTA Project Leader will: Create and design recruitment communication materials, Co-facilitate HOC Recruitment Work Group with program directors, Conduct a needs assessment, Develop recruitment partnerships
Educational Aspect
The Recruitment Capacity Lead is a great entryway for anyone looking to gain skills in:* nonprofit work* recruitment behind-the-scenes, which could cross over to PSE recruitment* capacity building/organizational management* conducting research, doing surveys, and creating works plans at the service of the above.* marketing and design* partnership building work
Further Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma; a Bachelors degree is strongly preferred. At least one year of office, business, or program experience, which includes file and data coordination. Applicants should be fluent with standard office software and technology, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, and web-based applications. Proficiency in Excel is a must. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be highly organized with excellent time management skills. This position requires the ability to relate sensitively to a multiracial and multicultural group of young people and coworkers, as well as respect for the ideas and intelligence of young adults. A good sense of humor is also a plus!

For Information Please Contact
  Coodinator: David Haines
  Email: david@bendchamber.org
  Phone: (541) 382-3221

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