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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Michigan Community Service Commission

AmeriCorps VISTA Community Impact Coordinator

The Michigan Community Service Commission is the State's leading agency for volunteerism and service. We administer 28 AmeriCorps programs with over 1,000 members. Currently, we are recruiting for our AmeriCorps VISTA program that has 33 assignments in 27 organizations with a focus on youth education and mentoring, healthcare and nutrition, social justice, equity, and economic opportunity.

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is seeking new members age 18 or older to join us in combating poverty in America. In exchange for one year of service you will receive a living allowance of $575 bi-weekly, medical coverage (if qualified) in addition to professional experience volunteering with youth driven organizations. This opportunity is offered through the Michigan Community Service Commission. All positions begin August 29th.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Research resources for programs growth and expansion.
  • Provide support to stakeholders and other organizations for engagement opportunities.
  • Collect data to provide support for program needs.
  • Promoting program to build capacity and strengthen volunteer relationships and community partnerships.
  • Following additional direction from the Executive Director to support the program’s growth.

Qualifications:

  • Communicate effectively both oral and written; research, develop, present, and promote program to community, potential donors, and potential partners.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently support planning, development, and establishment of new programs.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Need to meet deadlines, follow instructions and accept direction on given assignments.
  • Experience in program development is a plus.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.

Benefits:

  • Living Stipend: VISTAs receive a bi-weekly living stipend of about $675.20, for a total stipend of $16,204.80 paid over one-year.
  • Personal and Sick Leave: VISTAs earn up to 10 days of personal leave and up to 10 days of sick leave during their yearlong term.
  • Education Award: Upon successful completion of the entire term, members earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of about $6,000 that can be used towards eligible post-secondary education expenses, or a cash stipend of about $1,800.
  • Student Loan Relief: VISTAs may be eligible for student loan relief programs during their term of service based on their individual circumstances. This may include deferment, forbearance, loan forgiveness, and/or interest payments.
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility: AmeriCorps VISTA members earn federal non-competitive eligibility, giving members an edge in the federal hiring process.
  • Refer to https://americorps.gov/serve/fit-finder/americorps-vista for more information.

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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Detroit, MI 48933

(42.73711,-84.55629)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS

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