AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Management Program Developer and Coordinator
Term date: 8/19/2019 – 8/17/2020
Serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the United Way of the Greater Capital Region to develop and enhance a community of volunteerism to strengthen the services offered by non-profit organizations in the area. The AmeriCorps VISTA program is a 12-month full-time service opportunity with a living allowance and an education award given at the conclusion of the VISTA’s service. For a complete list of VISTA Members’ benefits, click here.
Member Duties: The VISTA will serve in collaboration with the Community Impact and Resource Development teams to serve our seven-county footprint in enhancing the corporate-community connection and expanding community partnerships to better assist low-income individuals, families, and communities. VISTA's duties include (a) working with partner agencies in the expansion of their program opportunities by investigation of volunteer efforts, (b) increasing volunteerism, (c) create new resources to support volunteer programs, (d) build and strengthen partnerships between community-based organizations, corporate agencies, and other community partners, (e) develop a volunteer management training program and materials to expand the Capital Region’s use of volunteers, and (f) review and assess the program created.
Program Benefits: Living allowance, training, end-of-service stipend or education award
Terms: Permits attendance at school during off hours, permits working at another job during off hours, car is required
Service Areas: Community outreach, program development, community and economic development
Skills: community organizing, communications, public speaking, writing/editing, general skills, nonprofit organization, computers/technology, recruitment, teamwork
Program Type: AmeriCorps VISTA
Education Level: College Graduate preferred
Age Requirement: 21+
Accepting Applications: Now to July 19, 2019
Link to application via AmeriCorps portal: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=89602&fromSearch=true