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, Economic Opportunity, and Healthy Futures.
All AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full-time (36-40 hours per week) from
January 21, 2020 - January 19, 2021
Benefits of Service:
Living Allowance of $12,491 (distributed biweekly)
Education Award ($6,195) OR Cash Stipend ($1,803)
Loan Forbearance for Qualified Student Loans
Professional Development and Training
Paid Personal and Medical Leave
WE ARE HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
The Firecracker Foundation
The Firecracker Foundation honors the bravery of children who have survived sexual trauma by building a community invested in the healing of their whole being. They provide children and teens who have survived sexual trauma with holistic therapeutic services that include trauma-sensitive yoga, individual mental health therapy and caretaker support groups for their parents/guardians. The AmeriCorps VISTA will help develop and implement a volunteer program and a resource guide to best support and connect those they serve to the necessary support needed to heal.
To apply, send a RESUME and COVER LETTER to
Zekiye Salman at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 10, 2019.