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Volunteer Iowa VISTA Leader 2023-2024
Volunteer Iowa (the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service) is a state agency whose mission is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. Among its many initiatives, Volunteer Iowa manages an AmeriCorps VISTA program, placing up to 30 members with organizations across the state of Iowa who are working to fight poverty in Iowa, focusing on economic opportunities, education, disaster services, veteran support, and healthy futures. As the VISTA Leader with Volunteer Iowa, you will provide leadership, training, and support to a team of AmeriCorps VISTA members serving with these programs. You will serve with the Volunteer Iowa VISTA team and can serve up to full-time virtually. However, qualified candidates must live in Iowa. The AmeriCorps VISTA Leader program is open to members who have completed at least one year of full-time service with AmeriCorps or Peace Corps. Start date is flexible for a well-qualified candidate! Ideal start date would be in June or July 2023.
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Member Duties : This position is an exceptional opportunity to put leadership skills gained during your first year of service to work. The VISTA Leader will work in partnership with Volunteer Iowa's VISTA team to support members, providing resources and professional development opportunities, monitoring member progress, organizing activities to celebrate days of service, and finding ways for our members to connect with each other. The VISTA Leader will participate in applicant tracking and screening, using their experience as an AmeriCorps member to provide helpful insight. The VISTA Leader will raise awareness of national service opportunities across the state by participating in outreach activities such as career and volunteer fairs. The VISTA Leader role is a great opportunity to serve in state government, learn about Volunteer Iowa’s nonprofit partners, and pursue an interest in the service and volunteerism field.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Virtual Service Site as defined by VISTA ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology . 
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Volunteer Iowa VISTA Leader 2023-2024

Program Start/End Date
06/20/2023  -   06/19/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/08/2023  To  08/01/2023 

Contact Jana Daisy
1963 Bell Ave
Des Moines   IA   50315

Listing ID 106896