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AmeriCorps/VISTA

Spartanburg, SC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Internship
Full time, Temporary
High School Diploma

Published on 26 Apr 2022

Expires on 1 Jul 2022

AmeriCorps/VISTA

United Way of the Piedmont in Upstate South Carolina is looking for 20 high-impact, results-driven candidates to join our AmeriCorps VISTA year of service program. Join our dynamic team to be part of organizational change in Spartanburg, Union, and Cherokee Counties. View details about our program and each opening at www.uwpiedmont.org/americorpsvista

 

Member Duties: The AmeriCorps VISTA Member will be responsible for building the capacity of a local nonprofit organization to provide health, education, and economic mobility services through the following activities: grant writing and fund development; volunteer recruitment and training; marketing and communications; program assessment, development, and implementation; data collection, research, and analysis; and/or community outreach and engagement. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full-time in a nonprofit organization and spend 10% of their time with the cohort learning and working collaboratively to address community-wide issues.

 

Program Benefits: Education award upon successful completion of service, Living Allowance, Health Coverage*, Childcare assistance if eligible, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Training, Relocation Allowance, Housing Stipend 

 

 

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

 

Terms:
Permits attendance at school during off hours, permits working at another job during off hours, car recommended

 

Service Areas:
Health, Community Outreach, Homelessness, Housing, Community and Economic Development, Education 

 

Skills:
Education, Writing/Editing, Community Organization, Non-Profit Management, Social Services, Communications, General Skills, Recruitment, Team Work, Fundraising/Grant Writing,  Public Health, Computers/Technology

 

My AmeriCorps - Registration

UNITED WAY CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF
●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
●    Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
●    Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
●    Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
●    Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.