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NYIC VISTA Fellow

ACTIVITIES

The NYIC VISTA serving at STOP will work on communications (e.g., social media, mass mailings/newsletters, website management) and fundraising (e.g., event planning, grant applications, donor mailings) projects. This capacity-building work will support STOP in being able to connect low-income community members to privacy services (e.g., privacy & surveillance training) and other resources that will support their access to economic opportunity.

  • This position is scheduled to run between August 16, 2021 and August 15, 2022, and will receive a $21,622.60 AmeriCorps living allowance, in addition to other benefits.
  • Please click here to apply.

NYIC VISTA PROGRAM OVERVIEW

NYIC VISTAs are AmeriCorps VISTAs who - through the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) - engage in a year of full-time paraprofessional service in an organization, where they work on community outreach/education, communications, fundraising, program development and/or volunteer management projects for the purpose of building the organization's capacity to run immigrant-focused anti-poverty programs and services. There are 30 NYIC VISTA positions that are scheduled to begin on August 16, 2021. To learn more about the open positions, click here.


TERM OF SERVICE

  • August 16, 2021 - August 15, 2022
  • Full-time

ACTIVITIES

The NYIC VISTA serving at STOP will work on communications (e.g., social media, mass mailings/newsletters, website management) and fundraising (e.g., event planning, grant applications, donor mailings) projects. This…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 15, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

At least $21,622

Benefits

During their year of service, NYIC VISTAs are supported with the following benefits:

  • living allowance (a $13,399 - $24,119 stipend depending on the county that the position is based out of)
  • choice of healthcare allowance ($8,550) or a health plan
  • choice of a year-end education award ($6,345) or cash stipend ($1,803)
  • eligibility for benefits such as:
  • relocation allowance
  • settling-in allowance (up to $750)
  • child care support
  • Trainings on core skills/knowledge areas (e.g., leadership, social justice), NYIC VISTA focus areas (e.g., volunteer management, communications, fundraising) and immigration issues and their intersections with poverty issues
  • an AmeriCorps VISTA virtual member orientation facilitated by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)
  • weekly NYIC VISTA webinars
  • ongoing check-ins, guidance and support from the NYIC
  • national days of service activities
  • networking and celebration activities/events

During their year of service, NYIC VISTAs are supported with the following benefits:

  • living allowance (a $13,399 - $24,119 stipend depending on the county that the position is based out…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
40 Rector Street, New York, NY 10006, United States
9th Floor

How to Apply

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for an NYIC VISTA position, one must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident, or have work authorization for the duration of the VISTA position (e.g., from DACA). 

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CONTACT

If you have questions about the NYIC VISTA program, please contact Membership and Capacity Building Associate Alejandra Lopez-Cuellar at vista@nyic.org and include the term "NYIC VISTA" in the subject line.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for an NYIC VISTA position, one must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident, or have work authorization for…

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