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CNA Development VISTA

Company: Americorps
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

CNA Development VISTA

Since 1964, UCC has been the designated Community Action Agency (CAA) for the City of Newark. CAAs are local non-profit organizations, supported by federal Community Services Block Grant funding that carries out the Community Action Program, which was founded by the 1964 Economic Opportunity Act to fight poverty by empowering the poor as part of the War on Poverty. Over 5,000 people have benefited from our numerous programs that include affordable housing, shelter for the homeless, pantries for the hungry, and activities for the elderly, young adults and children. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : We are embarking on a Community Needs Assessment (CNA) to ask group and community members what they see as the most important needs of their community. VISTA members will rotate within the agency's main departments: affordable housing; food pantry and clothing closet; emergency shelter and case management; youth, family and senior services. VISTA CNA Development Position: Work with program staff to help define goals of CNA, work with task force and stake holders to help conduct surveys, collect and review data to determine appropriate program changes to help us to better serve our community. Opportunity to work and have exposure to all of our service areas (Youth and Family Services; Emergency Shelter; Senior Services; Housing; Food Bank and Clothing Closet.)

Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service , Health Coverage* , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :

Housing , Homelessness , Education , Community Outreach , Community and Economic Development , Children/Youth , Technology , Hunger , Neighborhood Revitalization .

Skills :

Writing/Editing , Computers/Technology , Communications , General Skills , Community Organization .

Keywords: Americorps, Newark , CNA Development VISTA, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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