A Community Engagement VISTA at Our House
Founded in 1987, Our House is a nonprofit organization based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Our House empowers homeless and near-homeless families and individuals to succeed in the workforce, in school,and in life through hard work, wise decision-making, and active participation in the community.
The diverse workforce that makes up the 100+ person team at Our House includes salaried and hourly staff, AmeriCorps and VISTA national service members, interns, and resident job trainees. Our House operates on a budget of approximately $4 million per year. Over the last decade, Our House has experienced tremendous growth, with an operating budget that has quintupled in size and a campus expansion that has included $10 million in capital investment.
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Member Duties : Reporting to the Development Specialist, the Community Engagement VISTA will promote Our House through outreach efforts, social media, and coordination of events; coordinate fundraising activities and events; and expand, retain and develop partnerships with organizations, groups, and individuals, in order to better serve Our House.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Training , Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance .
Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .
Service Areas :
Homelessness , Community Outreach .
Non-Profit Management , General Skills , Leadership , Recruitment , Public Speaking , Community Organization , Computers/Technology , Team Work , Writing/Editing , Communications .