Passionate about the local movement? Want to work in an environment where you are actively actively working to increase community awareness of the important role local businesses play in rural economies? Are you currently or interested in living in one of Arizona's unique rural communities? Local First Arizona and the AmeriCoprs VISTA program are actively seeking an outreach coordinator based in the Verde Valley to work to empower individuals to start local businesses, support local economies, and coordinate educational events that encourage collaboration that creates a more vibrant community.
AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed to alleviate poverty, and partners with organizations across the country to match individuals to service opportunities in their communities. The open VISTA position through Local First Arizona would be focused on the following duties: develop an e-newsletter and other outreach strategies to increase community awareness; identify impact stories of local business supporting the local economy; coordinate and promote monthly educational workshops; implement monthly networking opportunities to increase community connection and collaboration; establish partnerships with local media; promote Local First Arizona membership to increase program sustainability; and develop educational and promotional material highlighting assets of the local community and importance of supporting local economy.
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