AmeriCorps VISTA Member position for one year of service. Member will serve within Bethany Christian Services' Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation (GRCCT), which provides holistic youth development services to at-risk youth ages 14-24, including GED completion, vocational training, trauma-informed healthy relationship classes, case management, paid work experiences, and employment through youth-operated social enterprises (business/nonprofit hybrids).
The VISTA Member will primarily support GRCCT's program evaluation and volunteer coordination efforts. Duties will include: 1) Working with Evaluation Team staff to gather and track data on client outcomes, demographics, and other information relevant to program performance; 2) Supporting efforts to create new systems for tracking client information and data; 3) Creating and keeping track of survey instruments and other tools for data-gathering.; 4) Refining systems volunteer recruitment and coordinating; 5) Supporting client recruitment efforts for GRCCT's programming; 6) Supporting GRCCT programs and social enterprises in other ways as needed.
- B.S. or B.A. preferred
- Strong organizational and administrative skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to develop, implement, and effectively communicate about new systems/procedures
- Self-motivated worker who takes initiative in developing new projects/tasks/responding to emerging needs and challenges
- Strong time management skills
- Interest in data, program evaluation, and/or research preferred
- IT Management
- Basic Computer Skills
- Database Administration
- Organization Design
- IT Strategy
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 40 hours per week
- To apply: Interested candidates must create applications on https://my.americorps.gov/
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