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Mercy Corps Northwest AmeriCorps VISTA Leader
Located in Portland, Oregon, Mercy Corps Northwest (MCNW) is the domestic arm of Mercy Corps, a global humanitarian aid organization. As a VISTA Leader, you will serve directly with our Americorps VISTA Program alongside our second VISTA Leader and be the facilitator to a team of AmeriCorps VISTAs who are managed by MCNW and stationed at nonprofit organizations and public agencies across Oregon and Washington. VISTA members and Leaders perform only indirect service; interaction with clients will be limited and the Leader will spend the majority of their time in an office setting or remotely until it is safe to serve in the office. However, the VISTA Leader will help alleviate poverty by ensuring that the VISTA members serving with the MCNW team have the support, resources, and training needed to have a successful experience and positive outcomes. Leader duties will include: mentoring members; planning and coordinating member training and events; monitoring and supporting member progress through meetings, data collection, tracking, and site visits; supporting member recruitment and onboarding; and strengthening program outreach and marketing. PLEASE NOTE: Individuals are eligible to serve as Leaders only if they have successfully completed at least one term of service with AmeriCorps VISTA, AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), or Peace Corps. Applications that do not meet this eligibility will not be considered. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Selection for this role will be made on a rolling basis. The MCNW VISTA Leader supports a team of VISTA members throughout Oregon and Washington in implementing projects to improve affordable housing, homeless services, job training, and financial inclusion.
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Member Duties : Based at Mercy Corps Northwest in Portland, Oregon, the VISTA Leader supports the VISTA Program by managing VISTA member recruitment, training, and mentorship; coordinating and conducting site visits; strengthening program outreach and marketing; and collecting data for program monitoring and improvement. Applicants must have successfully completed at least one term with AmeriCorps VISTA, State/National, NCCC or Peace Corps to be eligible for this position. We are seeking candidates with demonstrated conflict resolution skills, high organizational ability, superlative written and interpersonal communication skills, and clear experience using Google Apps, MS 365, and project management applications. Applicants must be comfortable complying with and enforcing complex rules and regulations. Prior experience in mentorship and leadership roles, and specific experience in nonprofit fields such as housing, financial empowerment, or community development is highly desired.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Communications . 
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Mercy Corps Northwest AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
02/14/2022  -   02/13/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  11/29/2021  To  01/12/2022 

Contact Brittany Mabry
43 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland   OR   97204

Listing ID 108539