AmeriCorps VISTA

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Minimum: $13,293
Maximum: $13,293

Published

06/11/2018

Start Date

08/09/2018

Application Deadline

07/20/2018

Address

223 East Broadway
Salem
New Jersey
08079
United States

Description

Take a year to make a difference. Take a chance to make your mark. Take a journey that will change your life.

Come join the small town renaissance in Salem City, New Jersey with Stand Up For Salem for a great learning experience in rural community development.


Stand Up For Salem Inc. (SUFS) is privileged to announce its receipt of the federally funded AmeriCorps VISTA program, part of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). We are accepting AmeriCorps VISTA applications in different specialty areas to serve in Salem City for the next year including Community Health, Housing, Organizational Capacity Building and Small Business Development.


While the living stipend is modest, ($13,293 a year) volunteers will also receive other benefits including a $5920 Segal Education award to pay for college or use toward student loan repayment. Other benefits include assistance with finding low income housing in Salem and a small relocation stipend. VISTA's may work part time and child care is available to qualified applicants.


If you are interested in this unique opportunity to serve and learn about rural development please follow the link and enter Stand Up For Salem under "program name" to see our listings on the AmeriCorps E-Grants site listed under Stand Up For Salem. Excellent computer and writing skills are required. 


https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do


Contact Jody@standupforsalem.org with any questions


Benefits

Segal Education Award of $5,920 upon completion of service, health benefits, childcare assistance, assistance securing low income housing.

Level of Language Proficiency

English proficiency required.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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