Services to Older Refugees VISTA Member

Published

05/17/2018

Start Date

08/21/2018

End Date

08/23/2019

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Area Agency on Aging
1366 East Thomas Road
Phoenix
Arizona
85014
United States

Description

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

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=73091&fromSearch=true

Create a profile and application on https://my.americorps.gov/ and follow the link above to apply


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