AmeriCorps VISTA - Volunteer Assistant

Published

04/23/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

1911 Church Street
Evanston
Illinois
60201
United States

Description

As VISTA members, the Volunteer Assistant helps to ensure that low income youth have access to more individualized support during academic enrichment. The VISTA will the build capacity of Y.O.U. by creating a sustainable volunteer recruitment and management model. They will identify gaps in our volunteer management process and take the lead on redeveloping our approach and systems.


Member Duties : Study the recently established Y.O.U volunteer program (started by 1st Year AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Assistants) and fulfill the duties laid out in the volunteer program proposal by recruiting, selecting, and training volunteers. Continue to refine systems for screening, onboarding, retaining, and evaluating volunteers. Increase marketing and outreach efforts for Y.O.U.’s volunteer programs. Evaluate on-boarded volunteers with metrics for attendance and performance. Assess volunteer needs for summer programs at Y.O.U.Research and propose a model for Y.O.U. to sustain a volunteer program for VISTA year 3 service members and after AmeriCorps VISTA service member


Program Benefits : Professional Development, Transit Support, Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend


 *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare 


Terms : Full-Time Service Term. Permits attendance at school during off hours ,Car recommended, Permits working at another job during off hours .  Pre-Service Orientation and background checks required.


Skills : Writing/Editing , Non-Profit Management , Recruitment , Communications , General Skills, Leadership , Project Management , Public Speaking , Conflict Resolution , Team Work . 

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

tdolan@youthopportunity.org
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=71978&fromSearch=true

Please apply to this opportunity through the website link above. This will require you to register an account with My AmeriCorps. We will not accept any applications outside of this portal.


Email inquiries regarding the opportunity are accepted. No phone calls, please.


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