AmeriCorps VISTA Member (2019/2020 Service Year)
Live Healthy Appalachia's AmeriCorps VISTA member will engage in indirect service to the community through capacity building for several LHA programs. VISTA service is a 12-month service commitment, and the service year begins in June 2019.
The VISTA member duties at Live Healthy Appalachia (LHA) will support the organization’s mission to improve the health and well-being of the Appalachian region through education, outreach, and advocacy, emphasizing nutrition and other lifestyle choices. Successful candidates will have an interest in healthy eating and active living. The LHA VISTA member will engage in the following: researching and writing grants to support current programs and building organizational capacity; assisting in the creation of a learning management system that improves access to programs and supports sustainability, developing health literacy materials to be distributed to healthcare and wellness points of contact; fine-tuning existing volunteer recruitment strategy and developing a retention plan; researching donor relation strategies and assisting in the planning and execution of donor recognition events; and engaging followership through strategic social media marketing and outreach.
Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The official AmeriCorps application will be live at the beginning of March.