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2021-2022 NYIC VISTA, Development & Comms. @ CCSM
 
 
 
This position is part of the NYIC VISTA program, which is run by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and places AmeriCorps VISTAs – referred to as NYIC VISTAs – at nonprofit organizations where they build organizational capacity through community outreach/education, communications, fundraising, program development and/or volunteer management projects. The capacity that they build is then used by their host organizations to advance their work on providing community members with anti-poverty services (e.g., ESL/ESOL, legal, youth, health, housing, employment/career). NYIC VISTAs are supported by the NYIC with a several multi-day in-person trainings throughout the year, weekly webinars, monthly check-ins with NYIC staff, and ongoing networking opportunities. During their year of service, NYIC VISTAs are supported with benefits including but not limited to living allowance, healthcare allowance or a health plan, a year-end education award or cash stipend, and more. To learn more about VISTA benefits, please visit https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service. NYIC VISTA positions are full-time 12-month positions. The NYIC, www.nyic.org, aims to unite immigrants, Members (i.e., nonprofit organizations) and allies so all New Yorkers can thrive. The NYIC envisions a New York State that is stronger because all people are welcome, treated fairly, and given the chance to pursue their dreams.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA PLACEMENT SITE: Columbia County Sanctuary Movement (CCSM), https://www.sanctuarycolumbiacounty.org/, PO Box 782, Hudson, NY 12534. CCSM organizes with (im)migrants and allies to collectively support, empower and defend our communities. VISTA ACTIVITIES: The VISTA placed at CCSM will work on communications (e.g., social media, mass mailings/newsletters, website management) and fundraising (e.g., event planning, grant applications, donor mailings) projects. This capacity-building work will support CCSM in being able to connect low-income community members to legal services (e.g., screenings/consultations, representation) and other resources that will support their access to economic opportunity. SERVICE LOCATION: Columbia County. LIVING ALLOWANCE: $15,001.50.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2021-2022 NYIC VISTA, Development & Comms. @ CCSM

Program Start/End Date
10/25/2021  -   10/24/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Languages
Bi/multi-lingual is a plus!

Accepting Applications
From  05/13/2021  To  12/31/2021 

Contact Alejandra Lopez-Cuellar
131 W 33rd St
New York   NY   10001
000-000-0000
vista@nyic.org
nyic.org/vista

Listing ID 104063


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