The Power of We Consortium AmeriCorps VISTA program is looking for
3 individuals to join the team in August 2017!
AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program that has been working to alleviate poverty in America since 1965. VISTA’s serve full-time for one year at nonprofit organizations or local government agencies to build the capacity of these organizations to carry out programs that fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members recruit and manage community volunteers, raise funds, and help manage projects. More specifically, the Power of We AmeriCorps VISTA Program focuses on building the capacity of organizations in the areas of education and economic opportunity.
Benefits of Serving in the AmeriCorps VISTA Program:
- Living Allowance
- Relocation Allowance
- End of Service Award
- Healthcare Benefit
- Professional Development and Training
- Child Care Benefit
The Power of We AmeriCorps VISTA Program is recruiting individuals to fill the following positions:
Community Housing Specialist, Service Site: Eastside Community Action Center
The VISTA member will help ensure that low income residents move from renting to home ownership. Neighborhood residents will receive educational, social, and emotional support they need to help them break the cycle of poverty from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Housing Specialist. The VISTA Member will build the capacity of ECAC by developing a sustainable referral and resource housing system for our community residents.
Financial Asset Navigator, Service Site: NorthWest Initiative
The VISTA member will be responsible for assisting with coordinating various regularly scheduled financial literacy workshops, with an additional focus on coordinating workshops within the Lansing Schools.
Financial Literacy Program Developer , Service Site: Refugee Development Center
The VISTA member will help ensure that Newcomer (refugee and immigrant) residents receive assistance to improve their financial literacy, improve their overall assets, support and enhance efforts to identify financial literacy resources and opportunities and implement financial training curricula, specifically for culturally diverse audiences, with partner organizations and institutions.
How to Apply:
Send a resume and cover letter for each of the positions that interest you to the Power of We AmeriCorps VISTA Program Director, Rose Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 15, 2017 by 5pm.