Turning Points for Children VISTA
The VISTA member will focus on collecting data on current program activities to assist in improvement of measuring program success.
The VISTA will assist in planning for program implementation with new partner organizations and support program staff for continued success.
The VISTA will support recruitment of volunteers for events and improving Turning Points social media presence and continue to develop the volunteer program manual and build upon established systems for recruiting, training and support of community volunteers. The VISTA will also connect with organizations to provide access to health care for mental health and substance use disorder treatment to maintain a database of references for sustainability of those resources. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : 1. Collect data on current program activities and youth touched by the justice system 2.
Create summary of data collection to review for continued program success 3. Research and develop materials related to programs that support case workers and management 4. Develop volunteer program manual and build upon established systems for recruiting, training and support of community volunteers 5.
Support recruitment of community volunteers for events by improving Turning Points social media 6. Develop marketing materials to promote programs to potential funders and donors 7. Help recruit and communicate with corporate and community volunteers 8.
Improve collaboration with organizations on coordinated entry methods that could help connect persons exiting incarceration to programs for job placement, healthcare, and mental health services assistance 9. Help with grant applications by reporting data on youth justice funding, food insecurity and housing reports
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible , Stipend , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service .
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Community Organization , Conflict Resolution , Team Work , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Writing/Editing , Public Health , Recruitment , Communications .