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TSC VISTA 2021: WNY Land Conservancy
 
 
 
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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Member Duties : The Western New York Land Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust that protects land with significant conservation value in Western New York (WNY) for future generations. We envision a future in which open spaces, wildlife habitat, working lands, and scenic beauty are cherished and protected. The VISTA Community Training Specialist will support the Concept and Schematic Design phase of The Riverline, a proposed nature trail and greenway in Buffalo on an unused railway that connects Canalside downtown to the Buffalo River. The VISTA will implement community outreach and programming, develop grant applications, environmental education, volunteer and stewardship activities for the community conservation strategy. The member will be an integral part of the Development and Communications team, coordinating and communicating with internal and external partners and stakeholders in the project, including people living in the target neighborhoods with consistently high poverty rates.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
TSC VISTA 2021: WNY Land Conservancy

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2021  -   08/01/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  05/10/2021  To  07/30/2021 

Contact Peyton Richmond
173 Elm Street
Buffalo   NY   14203
(716) 572-6410
prichmond@tscwny.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 103918


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