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Americorps VISTA 2022-2023 Volunteer Coordinator

Chicago HOPES for Kids is seeking a VISTA member who is interested in supporting students experiencing homelessness by creating and expanding programs designed to empower our students and families holistically. The goal of our project is threefold: 1.)To expand the Chicago HOPES for Kids academic and enrichment program to additional shelters in Chicago. 2.) To strengthen and further develop the structure and components of our existing program. 3.)To create a sustainable model for community outreach and diversify our volunteer opportunities.

 The VISTA Volunteer Coordinator service goal is to expand awareness and support for the Chicago HOPES for Kid's mission and organization. VISTA members assigned to this project will build capacity throughout Chicago to develop and expand volunteer, community, and outreach efforts while ensuring all efforts are sustainable. Additionally, the VISTA member will build organizational capacity by developing and documenting volunteer strategies, procedures, and contact information to promote increased awareness and support for Chicago HOPES for Kids in the Chicago community and beyond.