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Career Center AmeriCorps VISTA

Posted by
Our House Shelter
|
Little Rock, AR
New
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Published 23 days ago

Reporting to the Director of Career Services, the Career Center VISTA will increase sustainable systems and resources that support Career Center clients in reaching education, training and work-related goals, and develop partnerships that will increase the capacity of the Career Center to serve homeless and near homeless clients.

Responsibilities 

  • Recruit and maintain volunteers for Career Center programs 
  • Coordinate Career Center events
  • Support performance measures of the Career Center by assisting with data entry and tracking
  • Share resources of the Career Center with clients and partners in the community

Compensation

This is a full-time national service position that provides a living allowance of approximately $13,399.15 over the course of one year ($513.94 every two weeks). You also have the choice of one of two awards at the end of a successful year of service: a $1,800 cash stipend bonus or a $6,195.00 education award for future educational expenses or federal student loans. Health insurance is available. Some additional health benefits are available to VISTA Members to help with the cost of co-pays and other medical expenses. Childcare assistance and relocation assistance are available to VISTA Members who qualify. One year of non-competitive eligibility is also available. Some professional development training opportunities are offered and paid for by Our House. You are responsible for your own housing and other living expenses.

Qualifications

The Career Center VISTA will be thoroughly committed to Our House’s mission and to national service. All candidates should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills
  • Strong people skills, with ability to form effective working relationships with a wide range of

people

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to drive multiple simultaneous projects to completion
  • At least 18 years of age
  • A United States Citizen, National, or Permanent Resident
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Available to begin serving on August 30, 2021 for a one‐year term

Reporting to the Director of Career Services, the Career Center VISTA will increase sustainable systems and resources that support Career Center clients in reaching education, training and work-related goals, and develop partnerships…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    August 30, 2021
    12:00 AM CDT
    5:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    August 29, 2022
    11:59 PM CDT
    4:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
302 E. Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72206, United States

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to vistaleader@ourhouseshelter.org with "Year Round VISTA Position" in the subject field.

Email cover letter and resume to vistaleader@ourhouseshelter.org with "Year Round VISTA Position" in the subject field.

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