AmeriCorps VISTAs (Volunteers on Service to America) spend one year building capacity for poverty alleviating organizations. They work 35 hours a week and may work a second job or take classes during their service term. VISTAs are paid a modest stipend bi-weekly, benefits, and upon completion of service have a choice between an education or cash award. For more information about VISTA visit https://bit.ly/AboutVISTA. About benefits: https://bit.ly/BenefitsVISTA.
To be considered for this position you MUST fill out the online application at https://bit.ly/hopeetc
This VISTA position is being hosted at Focus: HOPE. For inquiries contact Focus: HOPE's VISTA Program Administrator, Amber Kainz, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recruiting: 08/04/2021 - 09/19/2021
Term: 10/26/2021 – 10/23/2022
Focus: HOPE's programs deliver workforce development training and education, early childhood education and asset-based community development work. These programs aim to create a pipeline of opportunity from cradle to post-secondary education.
Focus: HOPE's Equity and Community Empowerment Department (AECE) is seeking to improve and expand its outreach to the community in our non-service-related programs. This VISTA will build capacity by strengthening our current events and establishing programs that create dialogue and promote thought leadership within the community.
Engage program alumni and donors in Generation of Promise (GoP); Create networking and mentorship events for GoP alumni and current students; Collect alumni feedback and perspectives to streamline GoP board operations; Plan an alumni-focused fundraising event; Lead AECE hosted events and AECE’s participation in events; Coordinate AECE meetings and obligations for the annual March for HOPE event; Develop an annual Focus: HOPE training schedule with development topics, timelines and standardized approval processes; Develop administrative tools for external diversity trainings; Find clients for external trainings ; Research funding for trainings; Relaunch the HOPE Speaks podcast, engage the community and organize speakers; Take an active role in all aspects of AECE events and trainings.
Skills: Event planning, organization, problem solving, systems assessment, teamwork, multi-tasking, prioritizing, and adaptability to shifting timelines, goals and objectives.
AmeriCorps VISTAs (Volunteers on Service to America) spend one year building capacity for poverty alleviating organizations. They work 35 hours a week and may work a second job or take classes during their service term. VISTAs are paid a…