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VISTA Leader with RurAL CAP
 
 
 
*NOTICE: YOU MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ONE YEAR OF VISTA, AMERICORPS, NCCC, OR PEACE CORPS SERVICE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. This VISTA Leader in Anchorage supports 20 VISTAs located in urban and hub communities in Alaska. The VISTA Leader will support the program through member recruitment, outreach and training. The high cost of living in rural Alaska and dearth of opportunities is a significant burden. The RurAL CAP VISTA program will continue to address this challenge by building capacity of host agencies that work with and for rural Alaskans. The VISTA Leader will help to develop a strong project through research, building relationships with partner agencies, compiling resources, and project planning, while supporting current VISTA Members. The Leader also recruits new VISTA members, organizes & facilitates days of service, and general project planning. RurAL CAP is a large and stable nonprofit with decades of experience working with AmeriCorps programs. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to expand their experience with national service and leadership, indigenous peoples, project coordination and management, and general nonprofit professional skills. BENEFITS: Monthly stipend ($1,411.20), relocation and settling in allowance for relocating members, health benefits, child care assistance, and Education Award or cash stipend and housing allowance ($100/mo). There will also be opportunities for rural travel to increase the VISTA leader's knowledge base. **Interviews will happen on a rolling basis. Apply today!**
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA Leader is part of a unique, positive, active Community Development team. Support the 20 member VISTA team engaged in service at partner organizations. Will conduct site visits, recruit members, organize/facilitate trainings for members and partner site supervisors, support project planning and professional development, distribute accessible and appropriate resources, track activity and success stories, generate reports, collaborate with other AK Leaders to foster statewide community/national service spirit, recruit new partner host sites, assist in troubleshooting, offer mentorship. Will work in one-of-a-kind beautiful and diverse city at the base of Chugach Mountains in Anchorage. Will learn about policy, infrastructure and Alaska Native culture. Will be involved with local conferences, working groups, trainings. Will network with AK professionals and agencies to promote partnerships, resources and new opportunities.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  $200 a month payment towards housing ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*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 :
Technology ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
VISTA Leader with RurAL CAP

Program Start/End Date
11/21/2022  -   11/21/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  

Accepting Applications
From  08/08/2022  To  11/14/2022 

Contact Tim McCleary
731 E 8th Ave
Anchorage   AK   99501
541-719-8420
tmccleary@ruralcap.org
alaskaamericorps.org/

Listing ID 104272


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