We believe that our talent is among our greatest assets necessary to build the powerful global, social movement to improve people's lives and advance the common good for all. That is why United Way is committed to attracting, developing, retaining and creating careers for diverse talent and leadership who will work interdependently toward accomplishing our goals throughout the communities we serve.
AmeriCorps VISTA Member - Economic Mobility
As an AmeriCorps VISTA, you will empower individuals and families living in poverty to obtain employment and improve their financial education and management skills by building the capacity of UWIV to enhance programs that provide financial education/coaching, increase access to financial services, tax preparation, resume and coaching, and support initiatives to prevent homelessness. This includes identify existing programs that provide job training/placement, financial education/coaching, tax preparation programs and those increase access to financial services, promote such services and work with information and referral agencies to enhance access to such programs. Vista member will help expand access to programs and increase volunteer opportunities in such initiatives and build social awareness of existing and new programs through new media. Lastly, the member will learn fundraising, public speaking, and develop essential community relationships.
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