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AmeriCorps Summer VISTA: Summer VISTA Coordinator at Campus Compact of Oregon

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Summary of Position and Project Goal:

The goal of the Campus Compact of Oregon Summer VISTA Program Leader is to increase the social emotional, educational outcomes for Black, Indigenous, Youth of Color, low income, and immigrant and refugee youth. The leader will support 6 Summer VISTA Associates through an 8 week long program and develop programming/training/curriculum over the duration of summer.

Essential Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Support Summer VISTA Associates with one-on-one near peer support, solve any issues or barriers, and provide daily guidance during the 8 week long summer program. 
  • Create and maintain backend system tracking for program i.e. paperwork tracking, timesheet set up and support.
  • Create training/workshop/end of service celebration materials and facilitate these spaces for the team. 
  • Provide program improvement feedback and create evaluations to gather information for better programming. 
  • Be a part of the VISTA Team and the general Campus Compact of Oregon Team attend weekly meetings and take part of our internal equity process. 

AmeriCorps VISTA Member Responsibilities:

  • Attending all Campus Compact of Oregon AmeriCorps VISTA required trainings and events.
  • Complete and submit all Campus Compact of Oregon AmeriCorps VISTA required progress reports, timesheets, and other paperwork.

Required Qualifications:

  • 18 years and older
  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to or willingness to explore issues of racial justice and equity
  • A U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Able to serve full-time for the 8 week program 
  • Ability to pass a criminal history background check
  • Valid driver’s license (if there is driving involved in service activities)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Communication skills
  • Commitment to deepening critical lens and racial justice
  • Committed to self reflection
  • Knowledge of excel and various forms of systems tracking 

AmeriCorps VISTA Member Benefits:

  • A living allowance of $2,168.88, roughly $500 every two weeks (for Oregon VISTAs serving outside of Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah, Washington, and Yamhill counties)
  • An education award of $1,252.91 or cash stipend of a lesser amount upon successful completion of service
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to an extensive network of AmeriCorps Alum


Summary of Position and Project Goal:

The goal of the Campus Compact of Oregon Summer VISTA Program Leader is to increase the social emotional, educational outcomes for Black, Indigenous, Youth of Color, low income, and immigrant and refugee…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
620 SW 5th Ave, Suite 910, Portland, OR 97204, United States

How to Apply

We are currently recruiting for Summer VISTA 2021 positions:

  • Fill out the 2021 Summer VISTA interest survey. Let us know in the interest survey which host sites you are most interested in serving with during the summer. 
  • Email your resume to serve@oregoncampuscompact.org & summervista@oregoncampuscompact.org 
  • If you haven't already, create a my.americorps.gov account and complete an application. Once complete, submit it to the 2021 Summer VISTA listing. If you need more detailed instructions about this step, view a My.AmeriCorps FAQ here and don't hesitate to call us.
  • Complete the interview process. This will involve a screening interview of 30-40 minute interview with a Campus Compact team member. Then, if you are moved forward in the process a 30 minute interview with each site supervisor at the specific host.
  • Campus Compact will contact you to offer you a position if you are selected. We'll call to offer the position, once accepted, we'll then send you an offer email. 
  • Then, Log into your my.americorps.gov account and accept the position in this system. (Again, view the My AmeriCorps FAQ if you need help) and don't hesitate to reach out to us. 
  • THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS, IN ITS ENTIRETY, MUST BE COMPLETED BY MAY 17th 2021

We are currently recruiting for Summer VISTA 2021 positions:

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