AmeriCorps VISTA Marketing and Communications Coordinator

MENTOR Virginia

About the organization

Serve as a VISTA Member with MENTOR Virginia (MVA)! MVA is a Richmond-based, statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports mentoring programs around Virginia with a focus on the expansion of research-based, high-quality mentoring in Virginia. Our vision is that every child who needs a mentor has a mentor. VISTA Members will help further our mission is to provide training and technical assistance to mentors and mentoring programs and increase the quality and quantity of mentoring for Virginia's youth. As a MVA VISTA member, you will join our team of full-time VISTA Members serving throughout Virginia. MVA works with VISTA Members directly throughout their year of service by assisting with VISTA Member screening and placement at host organizations, and providing training and ongoing support. Our VISTA Members serve with partner organizations to support each organization's internal capacity.

Duties

During your year of service, you will be supporting the development of mentoring programs across the state of Virginia.

Help to build equitable communities in Virginia. The AmeriCorps VISTA Community Outreach Coordinator will develop marketing and communications strategies and planning in order to connect with mentoring partners and raise awareness of current trends in youth mentoring. Seek out community partners with the goal of raising mentoring awareness, MENTOR Virginia (MVA) services, and creating sustainable volunteer pools for MVA partner mentoring programs. Conduct an assessment of active mentoring programs in Virginia and develop support training for those programs to enroll in a nationally supported, centralized mentor recruitment database. Collect current and relevant data points regarding active mentoring programing in Virginia and work with MVA staff to report out findings.

Qualifications

--High school diploma/GED
--18 years of age or older
--Passion for service

Salary

$15,000

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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