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TSC VISTA 2021: Coalition for Economic Justice
The Service Collaborative (TSC) VISTA Program mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to function in organizations, government agencies and educational institutions. Members focus on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all and creating healthy futures for the residents of low-income communities. Our goals are to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Service Collaborative VISTA program has partner organizations in New York State and across the country. During their term of service members will receive support from our VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY. Our support includes monthly trainings, a social network of fellow members and daily support from VISTA leaders.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Coalition for Economic Justice (CEJ) was founded around a collaborative effort of labor, faith, and community members. CEJ works to advance economic justice by building power to raise standards for workers and communities while deepening partnerships, especially with organizations based in communities of color. Currently, one of CEJ’s campaigns is the Buffalo Mutual Aid Network (BMAN). BMAN is a social action group for peer to peer organizing, humanitarian assistance, and reliable information sharing, initially formed in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The VISTA will research and implement best practices to build a more sustainable model for BMAN. This will include establishing networks/pods across the city that would be self-sustaining and led by community members. The VISTA will develop a strategy for volunteer recruitment, training, and program evaluation. The VISTA will also engage in grant research/writing and assist in developing social media and education materials.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work . 
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TSC VISTA 2021: Coalition for Economic Justice

Program Start/End Date
03/15/2021  -   03/14/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  12/18/2020  To  02/12/2021 

Contact Peyton Richmond
173 Elm Street
Buffalo   NY   14203
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 100664