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Apprenticeship Program Coordinator VISTA

Company: Americorps
Location: denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Apprenticeship Program Coordinator VISTA

Rio Blanco County and Moffat County are regions of Colorado that heavily rely on the mining and coal industry, which is a declining industry. With the declining industry as a main pillar of the economy, there is a need for economic diversification and skills in different sectors. The VISTA member will work with the Colorado Northwestern Community College to create a college-led apprenticeship program that can be scaled to support labor needs of small and mid-sized rural businesses, beginning with healthcare and IT sectors. The apprenticeship program, with capacity building from the VISTA member, will bring economic diversification which will grow economic opportunity and vitality, thereby reducing poverty. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Prepare and distribute a business survey to identify businesses that have the capacity and need for apprentices, starting with healthcare and IT sectors - Facilitate partnerships with local businesses that are potential hosting options for apprentices - Develop a local business and occupation library and tracking system for the apprenticeship program's long term use - Research Potential grants for the Community college to continue the apprenticeship program and assist in applying for them - Develop apprenticeship program recruiting strategy and methods for target populations with an Earn While You Learn concept the program offers - Develop effective communications that reach the rural, remote communities that will benefit from the apprenticeship programming - Develop a resource database for the apprentice trainers and mentors to guide them through successfully training apprentices

Program Benefits : Rental Subsidy , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .

Service Areas :

Neighborhood Revitalization , Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Entrepreneur/Business .

Skills :

Community Organization , Communications , Social Services , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Team Work , Leadership , Writing/Editing , Business/Entrepreneur .

Keywords: Americorps, Denver , Apprenticeship Program Coordinator VISTA, Other , denver, Colorado

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