Services to Older Refugees VISTA Member
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Arizona VISTA Refugee Resettlement Program
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
Area Agency on Aging
1366 East Thomas Road
Do you want to gain valuable professional experience while making a difference? The Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program (RRP) is looking for new AmeriCorps VISTA members!
Located at the Area Agency on Aging, the VISTA member will develop a tutor program to address the issues faced by older refugees on their pathway to citizenship. The position is full time with some evening and weekends possible. It is a one-year full time commitment … and the best career decision a person can make!
Service Term: August 21, 2018-August 23, 2019
AmeriCorps VISTA is a National Service program focused on fighting poverty. RRP VISTA members make a one year commitment to bring their passion and perseverance to build programs that help refugees settle in their new home here in Arizona. Along with a *modest stipend ($12,313 per year), health and childcare benefits, and the option of an education award ($5,920) or cash award ($1,803) upon completing service, VISTA members receive ongoing professional development and coaching from their supervisor and VISTA leader. VISTA members also participate in a comprehensive pre-service orientation and an on-site orientation.
* For details about AmeriCorps VISTA benefits, visit: https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service
* For more information about AmeriCorps VISTA, visit: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorpsvista
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided
How To Apply
Create a profile and application on https://my.americorps.gov/ and follow the link above to apply