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Rural Dynamics - Women's Foundation of MT - Powerhouse

Company: Americorps
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Rural Dynamics - Women's Foundation of MT - Powerhouse

The project aims to increase economic security of Montana women whose income is now ranked 41st in the nation, moving them out of poverty and reducing the gender pay gap of 73 cents to a man's dollar. The Women's Foundation of Montana (WFM) works to advance women's independence and create a brighter future for girls. The AmeriCorps member will build awareness of WFM and support Powerhouse Montana, an initiative of WFM that connects over 600 members to opportunities and mentors across Montana. This position will be based in downtown Helena, Montana. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : The member will build capacity for a program that helps women negotiate for better wages, successfully identify and apply for jobs, start businesses, and much more. The project will serve all Montana women, including veterans and at-risk households, but with an emphasis on women in rural and tribal communities. This project will also track efforts to increase the number of women in higher paid non-traditional fields and in leadership positions. The member will conduct meetings with a least two of the local PowerHouse Montana groups to better understand what they're doing and/or would like to be doing at the local level to support the PowerHouse Montana network. The member will host at least 4 educational webinars on topics that affect Montana women and girls. Lastly, the member will secure at least $3,000 in program support to help ensure the sustainability of the project.

Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service , Childcare assistance if eligible , Stipend , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance .

Terms :

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

Service Areas :

Community and Economic Development , Education , Veterans , Community Outreach , Entrepreneur/Business , Tribal .

Skills :

Community Organization , Communications , Team Work , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Recruitment , Writing/Editing , Computers/Technology , Leadership , Business/Entrepreneur , Public Speaking , Veterans , General Skills , Non-Profit Management .

Keywords: Americorps, Great Falls , Rural Dynamics - Women's Foundation of MT - Powerhouse, Other , Great Falls, Montana

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