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Lone Cone Connecting Community Initiative Coordinator VISTA

Job Description
Organization: 
Community Resource Center
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
San Juan
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Communications | Development | Programs/Services
Job Description: 

Lone Cone Library is seeking a passionate and service driven member that can thrive in a collaborative environment. The Lone Cone Library is located in the small rural community of Norwood in Southwest Colorado. We are 45 minutes from the ski resort community of Telluride and only two hours from Moab or the Four Corners area. The mission of Lone Cone Library is to cultivate an inquisitive and thoughtful community by connecting people with resources both emerging and traditional; connecting people with people; and connecting people with opportunity. The library is embarking on a conceptual design project for the grounds surrounding our new (2019) facility. We plan to partner with other community organizations to create a place people come to learn, meet and/or relax. This member will support that mission and vision through raising community awareness of programs and opportunities available through marketing and communications, research new opportunities for funding and support fund development, and build and strengthen community partnerships and networks to build collective impact. Join a collaborative, supportive team in serving our community not only in ways traditional to libraries but also as an agent for change and economic development in our community. Our motto is “find a way to yes.”

Areas of Responsibility

The VISTA member’s duties will include the following: 1)Work with the site supervisor to identify new opportunities for funding and support the development of financial resources. 2) Support the strategic collaboration between community partners and the library to build collective impact 3) Research new opportunities for networking and stakeholder engagement, and 4) Expand digital marketing strategies for the library and the Dark Sky groups through website development, social media content creation, and additional marketing materials.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Car recommended
  • College graduate
  • Spanish speaker a plus
  • Be 18 years or older (no upper age limit)
  • Hold one of the following citizenship or legal residency statuses: US citizen, US National, Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card status), and persons legally residing within a state.
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

Compensation is determined by Americorps (by county). The range for AmeriCorps VISTA is $13,362 - $20,584 annually. 

Benefits: 

Hostsite will assist in securing housing,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend,  Living Allowance,  Childcare assistance if eligible,  Health Coverage*,  Relocation Allowance,  Training.

How To Apply

To apply, please visit:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102074 and complete a full application through AmeriCorps VISTA. Please contact CRC AmeriCorps Coordinator Anna Toth at [email protected] if you have any questions on how to apply.

This Program is available to all without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, political affiliation, or religion.

It is against the law for organizations that receive federal financial assistance from the Corporation for National and Community Service to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, political affiliation, or, in most cases, religion.   It is also unlawful to retaliate against any person who, or organization that, files a complaint about such discrimination. 45 CFR 2522.100 (f)

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