AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program that has been working to alleviate poverty in America since 1965. VISTA’s serve full-time for one year at nonprofit organizations or local government agencies to build the capacity of these organizations to carry out programs that fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members recruit and manage community volunteers, raise funds, and help manage projects. More specifically, the Power of We AmeriCorps VISTA Program focuses on building the capacity of organizations in the areas of Education, Economic Opportunity, and Healthy Futures.
All AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full-time (36-40 hours per week) from
January 21, 2020 - January 19, 2021
Benefits of Service:
Living Allowance of $12,491 (distributed biweekly)
Education Award ($6,195) OR Cash Stipend ($1,803)
Loan Forbearance for Qualified Student Loans
Professional Development and Training
Paid Personal and Medical Leave
WE ARE HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
PROMISE ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST
The VISTA member with Lansing Promise will help develop and implement communications and marketing strategies to increase the impact of the Lansing Promise Zone Scholarship program and to build awareness of the program in the community and on social media. They will also help with the development of a communications platform, the Promise Community Hub, to support current recipients succeed in their post-secondary endeavors. In doing so, the VISTA member will be vital in the success of Lansing students as they support them in getting to and through college!
To apply, send a RESUME and COVER LETTER to
Zekiye Salman at email@example.com by December 13, 2019.