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Mission: St. Louis Data & Strategy VISTA - FT

The goal of the Mission: St. Louis is to eradicate poverty through empowering low-income individuals to be leaders in their lives, families and neighborhoods. We focus on our efforts within the city of St. Louis, where there is a 28.8% poverty rate. The Data & Engagement VISTA will build the capacity of Mission: St. Louis by developing and improving effective media communications (impact stories) for at least 200 low-income people in St. Louis, MO. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, impoverished individuals will increase their income/resources and have access to opportunity that will increase their chance of being economically self-sufficient and contributing to their success in life (breaking free of poverty).

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Mission: St. Louis Beyond Jobs VISTA - FT

The goal of Mission: St. Louis is to eradicate poverty by empowering low-income individuals to be leaders in their lives, families and neighborhoods. We focus our efforts within the city of St. Louis, where there is a 28.8% poverty rate. The Beyond Jobs VISTA member will build the capacity of Mission: St. Louis by improving the program’s performance measurement process for Beyond Jobs participants in St. Louis, MO. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, impoverished individuals will increase their income/resources and have access to opportunities that will increase their chance of being economically self-sufficient and contributing to their success in life (breaking free of poverty).

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Employment Connections - Development Associate - FT

The Development Associate VISTA member will build the capacity of Employment Connection by developing and implementing fundraising strategies for Employment Connection in St. Louis, MO where 23% of individuals and families in the region live below 150% federal poverty. Over 1,600 individuals were reported homeless during the Housing and Urban Development Point-in-time count. As a result of the VISTA member's service, funding will ensure individuals gain and maintain employment, families will sustain housing, and the capacity will increase current and create new programs to alleviate poverty.

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