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April 12, 2021
March 12, 2021

VISTA Outreach Associate

Amigos de las Américas

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 55 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region. 


POSITION SUMMARY

The VISTA member will help build AMIGOS' capacity to expand programming that provides service opportunities for youth from California. AMIGOS is a youth leadership organization with 55+ years of experience providing authentic service opportunities to young people in the U.S. and Latin America. As AMIGOS expands its reach in the U.S., this VISTA role will be integral to building strong relationships with partner agencies, youth-service organizations, and communities where AMIGOS volunteers will serve in California. In this role, the VISTA will help extend the reach and capacity of the organization to engage students from all backgrounds in service opportunities. Additionally, the position will support the team to launch year round programming in the state by developing service opportunities and designing opportunities for community engagement on critical topics, including; environmental conservation, food security, climate change, and others. The VISTA will also play a key role in data collection, story collection efforts as well as identifying possible partners for fund development. In this dynamic role, you will practice project management skills, meet with partner organizations, learn about California and help provide life changing experiences for young people.     

Location: Oakland, California required. Current remote working position until further notice due to COVID-19.

Compensation: AmeriCorps VISTA Members receive a living allowance for their service. Visit the AmeriCorps Benefits page to learn more.

Service Term: 04/12/2021 – 04/11/2022

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Outreach

·      Support outreach to schools and youth organizations to increase enrollment in youth service opportunities;

·      research and develop partnerships with youth serving organizations and schools;

·      support with online and in-person outreach activities;

·      collect media and help develop storytelling content;

·      research local foundations and support with grant and fund development opportunities in California;

Program Development

·  support development of new service opportunities in California;

·  research and build relationships with local organizations;

·  support with service activity planning and logistics;

Other duties as assigned.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

·  Reports to the Director of Chapter Operations

·  Regular collaboration with the Programs team

· Regular collaboration with other VISTAs, VISTA site supervisors and VISTA Project Director

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

AmeriCorps VISTA Requirements

·      18 years old

·      U.S. Citizens, nationals, or legal residents

·      Successfully complete a criminal background check

·      Political advocacy, organizing, or demonstrating while on VISTA duty, or while perceived to be on duty, is prohibited

PERKS AND BENEFITS

AmeriCorps Benefits*

·      Choice of education award or stipend

·      Education award upon successful completion of service

·      Health coverage

·      Living allowance

·      Relocation allowance

* Visit the AmeriCorps Benefits page to learn more.

TO APPLY

View the Service Opportunity Listing and apply here.

For more information about AMIGOS, visit our website: www.amigosinternational.org

AMIGOS is an equal opportunity employer.  

VISTA Outreach Associate

Amigos de las Américas

Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide…

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Benefits

PERKS AND BENEFITS

AmeriCorps Benefits*

·      Choice of education award or stipend

·      Education award upon successful completion of service

·      Health coverage

·      Living allowance

·      Relocation allowance

Compensation: AmeriCorps VISTA Members receive a living allowance for their service. Visit the AmeriCorps Benefits page to learn more. 

PERKS AND BENEFITS

AmeriCorps Benefits*

·      Choice of education award or stipend

·      Education award upon successful completion of service

·      Health coverage

·      Living allowance…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA

How to Apply

TO APPLY

View the Service Opportunity Listing and apply here.

TO APPLY

View the Service Opportunity Listing and apply here.

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