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Community Impact Volunteer

To serve as grant reviewers to read and rate program grant proposals; to provide periodic oversight once grant is awarded.

What’s involved?

  • Attend 1 volunteer training session
  • Review between 8-10 online applications related to one of our 3 impact areas: Academic Success, Health & Wellness, or Family Stability.
  • Complete an evaluation form/rubric using online data management system (e-CImpact).
  • Participate in agency interviews and final meeting to rank applications
  • Conduct 30-minute agency site visits in the Year 1 and 2 of grant cycle

How much time is required?

  • About 25 hours over 2 years between November 2019-December 2021
    • October 2019 – Initial Training (2 hours)
    • Mid-November 2019-January 2020 – Scoring of Applications (15 hours)
    • January 2020 – Agency Interviews @ CREATE Foundation (3 hours)
    • February 2020 – Rank Applications (2 hours)
    • Fall of 2020 and 2021 – Annual agency site visits (3 hours)

Looking for:

  • Content expertise in one of the impact areas: Academic Success, Health/Wellness (Behavioral or Community), or Family Stability (Housing, Food Insecurity, Employment, and Financial Literacy)
  • Understanding of performance measures that result in impact
  • Engaged and knowledgeable about community needs in one of the following counties: Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tishomingo, and Union
  • Able to review applications and use scoring rubric from an online web-based platform

To apply, please complete the application below.