CNHED Employment and Education Coordinator VISTA

Employer
AmeriCorps
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1946950423
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
CNHED Employment and Education Coordinator VISTAThe overall goals of Capital Clubhouse are to follow the Clubhouse model to help "members" achieve their full potential and rejoin the worlds of friendships, family, meaningful work, employment and education, in the process gaining access to all the services and support they need. Members work in an empowering partnership with staff to operate the clubhouse, gain access to competitive employment and to education. The project that the VISTA will develop at Capital Clubhouse encourages integration of individuals with mental illness, often a marginalized populations (many of whom are living at poverty line or below), into the community, into competitive employment, and education, helping break down the stigma of mental illness. The VISTA will gain a thorough understanding of the Clubhouse Model and then build relationships with likely community employment and education partners. This engagement will occur through social media development, Employment and Education Dinners, outreach meetings and newsletters. Following this engagement, the VISTA will work towards the kick-off of the employment program, by working on grants, drafting program content, and implementing best practices.Member Duties : The VISTA will gain a thorough understanding of the Clubhouse Model and then build relationships with likely community employment and education partners. This engagement will occur through social media development, Employment and Education Dinners, outreach meetings and newsletters. Following this engagement, the VISTA will work towards the kick-off of the employment program, by working on grants, drafting program content, and implementing best practices.Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Teleworking opportunity , Health Coverage* , Training , Housing , Living Allowance .*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit : Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .Service Areas : Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach .Skills : Fund raising/Grant Writing , Public Health , Social Services , Conflict Resolution , Computers/Technology , Recruitment , Team Work , General Skills , Community Organization , Writing/Editing , Communications .

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