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AmeriCorps VISTA - Social Justice Arts Fellows

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The Michigan Community Service Commission, the state’s lead agency on volunteerism,

is seeking individuals for a Social Justice Arts Fellowship through the AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service to America (VISTA) Summer Associates program. Living allowance of $513 bi-weekly and upon successful completion an Education Award of $1,311.11 in college funding or minimum cash stipend of $276.


Candidates will Empower Youth through Art by:

  • Helping youth gain access to the arts
  • Providing avenues of expression
  • Supporting youth in developing their creative talents and enhancing their learning process
  • Developing curriculum to engage youth


Social Justice Activities will include:

  • Assisting youth explore equity and social justice issues through art
  • Engaging youth in highlighting heroes who have made an impact
  • Assisting with creating a multi-faceted community engagement production using drama, spoken word, music and interpretative dance
  • Assisting with the administrative and executive production duties
  • Assisting with organizing and supporting the work of the cohort of social justice fellows

Deadline to apply and start dates

  • Deadline to apply is May 5 for 10 weeks of service starting June 6  
  • Deadline to apply is May 19 for 10 weeks of service starting June 21      
  • Deadline to apply is June 2 for eight weeks of service starting July 6 

The Michigan Community Service Commission, the state’s lead agency on volunteerism,

is seeking individuals for a Social Justice Arts Fellowship through the AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service to America (VISTA) Summer Associates program…

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
105 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI 48933, USA

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