Volunteer Service Coordinator VISTA

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Recruiting Organization: Catholic Charities Community Service of Arizona

Catholic Charities Community Services’ mission is to help the community’s most vulnerable with solutions that permanently improve lives. We are committed to serving people regardless of their race, ethnicity, economic status or religious affiliation. CCCS currently serves 23,000 persons annually in central and northern Arizona. You can be a huge part of this by joining CCCS as the Volunteer Service Coordinator VISTA! Come use your skills to protect and nurture children, strengthen and reunify families, shelter the homeless and abused, welcome and assist refugees, aid those in crisis and help the impoverished. CCCS's Volunteer Services aims to resource all programs throughout central and northern Arizona with volunteers, in-kind donations, and community engagement that will allow them to walk alongside the community in meaningful and life changing ways.

Ronda Cross, a VISTA serving as Community Engagement and Volunteer Services Coordinator at Catholic Charities stated, "This opportunity has given me a way to express my faith and love of community service. In this position I’ve received exceptional mentorship, professional growth, and a profound understanding of the importance of volunteering and the impact it can make."

If you are interested in ending poverty, empowering communities, building capacity, and creating sustainable solutions, there could be a rewarding placement for you.


The Volunteer Service Coordinator VISTA will recruit and coordinate volunteers; coordinate and document in-kind donations; assist with outreach efforts in the community; and build relationships across the 27+ programs of Catholic Charities to align with our mission. VISTA will work with our programs to ensure that we are recruiting for volunteer needs, retaining and recognizing volunteers consistently, recording and reporting all volunteer hours, updating and maintaining specific in-kind needs for each program. They will develop and implement sustainable communication and relationships with program team members to ensure that all volunteers have gone through the screening, orientation and training processes, placed and retained and recognized in meaningful positions. They will work with team members to develop community partnership to recruit ongoing volunteers and interns. They member will also attend tabling events or virtual presentations on behalf of the CCCS and will contribute to planning special events


The ideal candidate will have skills in communication, public speaking, teamwork, and problem-solving. They must be eager to learn best-practices in community needs assessment, project management, and community outreach. Most importantly, they must have a passion for and willingness to walk alongside the most vulnerable in the community. Undergraduate degree required.


You will earn:

  • Living allowance
  • Health coverage
  • Child care allowance (if eligible)
  • Relocation allowance (if eligible)
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Choice of AmeriCorps Segal Education Award or cash stipend upon successful completion of service term
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility status with the federal government upon successful completion of service term
  • Professional networking and introduction


This position has a flexible start date of either 6/6/2022-6/5/2023. Apply online through the my.americorps.gov portal using the link:


Please reach out to Shannon Hill at shill@cc-az.org with any questions about the position, AmeriCorps: Volunteer Service Coordinator VISTA position here at Catholic Charities Community Services.

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Children & Youth, Homeless & Housing, Immigrants & Refugees


Sun Jun 05, 2022 - Mon Jun 05, 2023
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM


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