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AmeriCorps VISTA

The Center for Community and Economic Development, UCA Outreach & Community Engagement, and AmeriCorps VISTA are looking for creative and courageous people to address poverty in Conway, Lonoke, and Hot Spring County.

The position in Conway is a full-time position that will be housed in UCA Outreach and work directly with the UCA Poverty Studies Working Group for one year, building skills in community development, grant writing, fundraising, volunteer management, project management, and more. Apply for the UCA Outreach position HERE.

The position in Lonoke is a full-time position that will be housed at the City of Lonoke. The VISTA will support economic opportunity in Lonoke by helping organize and execute grassroots community development efforts outlined by the Lonoke 2022 strategic plan. Major functions will include identifying and pursuing grant funding opportunities, developing external communications, and inter-organizational collaboration to reach strategic goals. Apply for the Lonoke position HERE.

The position in Hot Spring County is a full-time position that will be housed at the Hot Spring County Judge’s Office. The VISTA will help increase economic opportunity in the County by helping organize grassroots community development efforts outlined in the Hot Spring County Conversations strategic plan. Major functions will include community outreach and organization, communications, social media management, and inter-organizational collaboration. Drafting reports from community activities, reporting to all committees, and some grant management activities will be required. Apply for the Hot Spring County position HERE.