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New York State COVID-19 Response VISTA Leader
New York State COVID-19 Response VISTA Project is an initiative across the government of New York State to build capacity of state agencies to improve employment, food security, and economic opportunity outcomes for vulnerable New Yorkers dealing with the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The VISTA Leader plays a critical role in supporting VISTA members across the state serving to combat the effects of COVID-19 on vulnerable communities. New York State Commission on National and Community Service manages this collaborative project with the help of a VISTA Leader who supports in a variety of ways a team of ten VISTA members placed at distinct government agencies engaged in COVID-19 relief efforts. The role of the VISTA Leader is to work closely with the VISTA Project Director in building capacity for the program by mentoring ten VISTA members, providing resources, information, and actionable items, and coordinating team-orientated activities to foster collaboration and innovation. The VISTA Leader position is open to former VISTAs, AmeriCorps members, or Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who demonstrated exemplary skills and leadership in community service. PC evacuees must have 75% of term completed.
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Member Duties : We are recruiting for one VISTA Leader who will be responsible for co-leading a team of approximately 10 VISTA team members. The Leader serves as an educator, facilitator, educator, mentor, recruiter, liaison and resource generator for the team. Responsibilities include supporting VISTA members and site supervisors throughout the program year. Duties include: co-leading recruitment and assignment process including ensuring completion of all necessary onboarding paperwork and processes, working with Project Director on content and delivery for member orientation, reviewing progress on individual assignment descriptions, creation and distribution of communication and outreach materials, co-leading VISTA member development programming and days of service, and providing ongoing mentorship and support during Members' service term.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Mentorship ,  Recruitment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Counseling ,  Public Speaking . 
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New York State COVID-19 Response VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
05/10/2021  -   05/09/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  01/05/2021  To  04/16/2021 

Contact Anthony Swingruber
52 Washington St
Rensselaer   NY   12144
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 100805