LFS VISTA Volunteer Specialist

LFS VISTA Volunteer Specialist

Contact Info:

Patrick Sather
AmeriCorps Program Manager
Phone:
4025363502
Location:
1941 S 42 Street
Suite 402
Omaha, NE 68105
Opportunity Type:
Civic Engagement
Requested Hours:
1,700.00 hours
Vounteers Needed:
1
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 8:00am

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc. (LFS) expresses God's love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family, and community life. Lutheran Family Services VISTA Corps is a program of Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc. Our mission is to improve the economic opportunities of New Americans through quality capacity building services to grow and strengthen LFS programs that empower individuals towards self-sufficiency. VISTA members with LFS will serve to recruit and train volunteers, develop targeted marketing and outreach tools, and analyze the impact of LFS programs with the goal of supporting New American communities in Nebraska and helping New Americans to become self-sufficient.

 

The LFS VISTA Volunteer Specialist will be responsible for assessing the current state of LFS' efforts in recruiting, training, managing and supporting volunteers, and creating or revising policies, procedures, and documents to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of LFS' volunteer recruitment and matching system. The VISTA member will set up outreach systems and build partnerships with community organizations in order to spread the word about the LFS volunteer program, and develop targeted marketing materials to leverage community support. Finally, the VISTA member shall recruit prospective volunteers from community organizations, and engage volunteers using developed LFS volunteer program training materials.