Up2Us Sports' mission is to engage, train, and support sports coaches to transform youth, programs, and communities. We are partnered with organizations all across the nation that host coaches to serve in underprivileged communities and provide trauma informed sports based youth development programming to the youth. Our VISTA will oversee current host sites and coaches, improve social media outreach and visibility, and research funding opportunities and potential new partnerships. Our VISTA will be working directly with Up2Us Sports Chicago's program team, however our VISTA will also have opportunities to join working groups within the organization for additional professional development. We are looking for someone who is passionate about making an impact in under-served communities and has great communication and organization skills.
Member Duties :
The VISTA at Up2Us Sports Chicago will oversee current host sites and coaches which includes strategizing with the programs team for continued support of coaches and host sites, attending Chicago Team meetings and bi-weekly coach support calls, onboarding and exiting coaches throughout the year and conducting check-ins with coaches and host site supervisors on a regular basis. The VISTA will be at the forefront of improving social media outreach and visibility by creating a social media plan to increase the Up2Us Chicago’s social media presence. The VISTA will research and support with continued outreach for funding opportunities and potential partners.
Program Benefits :
Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Health Coverage* .
- For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Health , Children/Youth .
Team Work , General Skills , Youth Development , Writing/Editing , Communications .
Up2Us Sports Midwest Program Associate VISTA
Program Start/End Date
10/26/2020 - 10/24/2021
Work Schedule Full Time
18 Maximum: None
Program Locations ILLINOIS Chicago
From 09/14/2020 To 10/05/2020
Contact Frank Nares
1700 W 18th St
Chicago IL 60608
Listing ID 99107