Engage in a Year of National Service with AmeriCorps VISTA!

Published

06/28/2018

Start Date

09/01/2018

End Date

08/31/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

650 Baldwin Street
Elmira
New York
14901
United States

Description

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program in which members complete one-year capacity building projects in local communities. NYS Department of State, Division of Community Services is proud to sponsor the Empire Corps VISTA program, in which members help to reduce poverty in sixteen cities across New York State.


Work with the Economic Opportunity Program of Chemung and Schuyler County. Experience capacity building projects that focus on reducing poverty in the community through multiple programs. Organize and attend community outreach events and encourage residents to access services through EOP programs. Design and conduct a community needs assessment for Elmira that captures how poverty can be reduced for residents. Use the findings of the study to come up with strategies for implementation.


VISTA members enjoy a variety of benefits, including a living allowance, health coverage, child care, and an education award upon successful completion of service.

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

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