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VISTA Storytelling Associate (Year 1)
 
 
 
About AMIGOS AMIGOS is a leader in international youth development, creating a world where all people are lifelong leaders sharing responsibility for our global community. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with U.S. and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 55 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the Americas. Our vision is a world where each young person becomes a life-long catalyst for social change. Role Summary We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate, and organized candidate to fill our AmeriCorps VISTA Storytelling Associate role. The Storytelling Associate will help build AMIGOS' capacity to expand opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds to engage in service and have life changing opportunities. AMIGOS is a youth leadership organization with 55+ years of experience providing authentic service opportunities to young people in the U.S. and Latin America. As AMIGOS expands its reach in the U.S., this VISTA role will be integral to building a strong media presence that engages young people in service activities. The Storytelling Associate will support the marketing team with content development, storytelling, and relationship building. Additionally, the VISTA will support the team developing institutional relationships in Texas to increase the number of young people engaging in service opportunities, including schools and youth serving organizations. The Storytelling Associate will play a key role in data collection and will lead story collection efforts. In this dynamic role, you will practice project management skills, learn about media, meet with partner institutions, learn about Texas and help provide life changing experiences for young people.
 
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Member Duties : Collect stories of impact and create content; Complete markeing and social media research; compile feedback from youth participants into shareable content; create and administer surveys to collect data; draft website language; research and draft blog content; develop graphics for new programming; learn new digital marketing skills and programs (Canva, video editing, website/social media management); create video content for youth focused media; support management of AMIGOS social media platforms; manage guest blog relationships; support team to increase digital footprint; research and develop list of local youth service organizations to recruit youth for service opportunities; develop partnerships with organizations to recruit youth volunteers; additional duties as assigned.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
VISTA Storytelling Associate (Year 1)

Program Start/End Date
03/14/2022  -   03/13/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Accepting Applications
From  01/06/2021  To  02/01/2022 

Contact Katherine Conway
1800 West Loop S
Houston   TX   77027
3038183809
KConway@amigosinternational.org

Listing ID 108276


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