Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

5301 Knickerbocker Rd, Ste 200San Angelo, TX 76904


About

The VISTA Leader opportunity is a 1 year, full-time volunteer position with the newly established Concho Valley VISTA Placement Project at Angelo State University. The Leader will be encouraged to inject their energy and ideas into all aspects of the management and development of the Project. The VISTA Leader will serve as a recruiter, coordinator, trainer and resource provider to enhance the project's success and sustainability.

The successful candidate will be an ambitious, hands-on, organized professional with a positive, can-do attitude. The Leader must enjoy the challenges and rigors of a growing and evolving service-oriented organization and will need to have flexibility, focus and commitment. To be considered for the VISTA Leader position, applicants must have completed at least one year of national service (VISTA, AmeriCorps or Peace Corps). Other VISTA Service programs will be available throughout the year.

AmeriCorps VISTA 'Volunteers' are eligible to receive several benefits through their term of service:

In-Service Benefits

  • Living allowance of $11,880 per year before taxes ($990/month)
  • Health coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Leave benefits - 10 personal days and 10 medical/sick days per year
  • Student loan forbearance or deferment*
  • Relocation allowance*
  • Childcare assistance*
  • SNAP/Food stamps* - overview of requirements and online application

End-of-Service Benefits

  • One year of non-competitive eligibility for a federal government position
  • Segal education award or $1,500 cash stipend
  • Eligible federal student loans can have their interest paid by the National Trust*

*Member must meet additional eligibility requirements to receive these benefits.


Skills

  • Program Management
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Recruiting
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full-time
  • Must have completed at least 1 year of of national service (VISTA, AmeriCorps or Peace Corps)

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