Community Outreach Coordinator

JVC Northwest

About the organization

JV Flex is a program of Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest, which partners passionate individuals with values-driven organization for a year of service in Portland or Seattle. The JV Flex program offers opportunities in personal growth and formation, along with community-building through monthly meet-ups and two annual retreats with your local cohort of fellow volunteers. Participants of the JV Flex program are also AmeriCorps members, and will receive healthcare, childcare (if needed), a living allowance of $15,100 and the $6345 AmeriCorps education award upon completion to use for prior loans or further study.

Duties

Join the Low Income Housing Institute on the frontlines of fighting homelessness and poverty as the Community Outreach Coordinator. This position will conduct outreach and build relationships with community and faith organizations, schools, non-profits, and businesses to provide donations of crucial items and meals to benefit the residents and clients served by our tiny house programs, Urban Rest Stop hygiene facilities, and affordable housing buildings in Seattle and the Puget Sound region. The position will receive and organize donations and distribute out to the various LIHI sites to immediately serve the needs of our residents and clients and will work with LIHI staff at all levels on creating and updating donation wish lists to be distributed out to the community. Be a part of the success of LIHI's innovative and rapidly expanding tiny house village program that includes 13 villages currently and several more being planned providing shelter, safety and community annually to over 1,000 people experiencing homelessness.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Washington driver's license.

Salary

$15,100 AmeriCorps stipend and $6345 education award

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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