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.
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This VISTA position is being hosted at Focus: HOPE. For inquiries contact Focus: HOPE's VISTA Program Administrator, Amber Kainz, via email: email@example.com.
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.
Through the work of the individual in this role, we hope to strengthen and expand our Equity & Community Empowerment program's capacity through research, education, and the development of resources and events for community growth.
Identify goals for the Urban Learning & Leadership Collaborative (ULLC) ; Establish program to continue Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline (DSTOPP) ; Support with the annual March for HOPE event ; Support the work of Generation of Promise (GoP) colleagues to get committed speakers and mentors for program days ; Build a “rolodex” of individuals tasked with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) work in the Detroit Metropolitan area. ; Produce the HOPE Speaks podcast ; Identify grants, foundations, requests for proposals and other funding sources for work by the ULLC, DSTOPP and GoP programs.
Skills: Candidates must have strong interpersonal, problem solving, multi-tasking and organizational skills. This member will work wonderfully with teams and exercise information- based decision making and priority setting. Strong writing and research skills preferred
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…