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Thank you for your interest in working with Peace at Home Family Shelter!

We are currently recruiting for two AmeriCorps VISTA positions to start in fall of 2022 for one year of service. 

About AmeriCorps VISTA

What is AmeriCorps VISTA?
Members serving in the AmeriCorps VISTA program serve full-time for one-year terms. They build capacity in nonprofit organizations and public agencies to help them more effectively generate the commitment of private sector resources, encourage volunteer service at the local level, and empower individuals and communities.

What are the benefits to AmeriCorps VISTA Service?
  • Education award of $6,000 at the end of service year, or $1,800 cash stipend
  • Non-competitive eligibility (NCE) for federal jobs
  • Professional development training
  • 20 vacation and sick days
  • Biweekly living stipend during service year (approximately $15,000 per year)
  • Relocation expenses to service site, if applicable
  • Health insurance
  • Childcare assistance, if applicable

Development

 Coordinator 


This position will focus on leading and evaluating online fundraising efforts, special events (online or in-person), and grantwriting. You will also collaborate with Peace at Home staff and other VISTA members to identify funding needs and communicate with supporters in the community about the impact of their gifts. 




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Community Education Coordinator


This position will focus on surveying community stakeholders to identify training needs, designing and updating trainings, overseeing their delivery to community members and Peace at Home staff with a focus on sustainability of effort after the VISTA project ends. You will also collaborate with Peace at Home staff and other VISTA members to identify awareness and education needs and how to communicate those to the larger community. 
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If you have any questions about these positions or the AmeriCorps VISTA program, please contact Peace at Home's Development Director, Eva Terry, at eterry@peaceathomeshelter.com.

Internships Available

Send a cover letter and resume to our Volunteer Coordinator, Mia Caporaso, at mcaporaso@peaceathomeshelter.com.
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OPERATIONS


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Create unique content including feed, stories, and reels.
  2. Stay up to date with our thrift store intake and schedule.
  3. Monitor Instagram DM's and customer communications. Respond to comments, inquiries, and engage with our Peace at Home community via social media platforms. 
  4. Build a bigger following and engagement for our social media. 
  5. Plan, create, and coordinate material for our social uses.

What We Require:

  1. Background in Marketing, Business, Communications, Fashion, Social Sciences, or other related disciplines.

  2. Strong communication skills.
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  4. Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
  5. Creative and flexible.
  6. Interested in the issues of domestic violence, homelessness, poverty, and generally a social justice-minded individual.
  7. Interest in nonprofit management and community development.
  8. Background checks.
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About Peace at Home Family Shelter


Founded in 1977 by a group of community members, Peace at Home was the first domestic violence shelter in Arkansas. Our current programs include a 24-hour crisis hotline, 50-bed emergency shelter, legal services, support groups, counseling, and housing assistance programs. All services are confidential and free of charge for survivors of domestic violence and their children. 
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Equal Opportunity Employer


Peace at Home Family Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, identity or expression, military service, or any legally protected status.  


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