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Public & School Partnership - VISTA Leader
This full-time, one-year VISTA position is based at the main office of the Public & School Partnership at Utah State University. The mission of the Public & School Partnership (PSP) is to connect community members to the education, resources, and opportunities they need to elevate themselves and their neighbors out of poverty. The VISTA Leader position is a unique position because it contributes to this goal by serving as a guide, liaison, advocate, and resource for PSP’s VISTA members, ensuring that they have a successful year of VISTA service, as measured by VISTA satisfaction, client and site satisfaction, and various performance measures and outcomes. *REQUIRED: To serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader, all applicants must have completed the equivalent of at least 1 full-time service term with: AmeriCorps VISTA (1 full service term), AmeriCorps (1700-hour service term), OR Peace Corps (1 full service term)* AmeriCorps VISTA is a National Service program. All AmeriCorps VISTA positions are full- time for one year, as mandated by the Corporation for National and Community service. Successful completion of a one-year service term qualifies all VISTA members and VISTA Leaders for one of two end of service options. VISTA Leaders can choose between an education award of $6345 or a cash stipend of $3000 (direct deposit). The pay, a living stipend, is $1302 per month for VISTA Leaders serving with PSP.
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Member Duties : Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Coordinating and improving upon member support and retention initiatives - Working with PSP office team and VISTA members to create new and improve existing feedback collection and management systems. - Coordinating events and activities related to 1.) service projects, 2.) national service events, 3.) quarterly trainings, 4.) new-member orientation, and 5.) monthly training. - Coordinating and engaging in meaningful member, sub-site, and community partner recognition initiatives. - Acquiring donations and building partnerships with local and other businesses and organizations to support activities related to recognition, training, events, service projects, and other activities. * ALL CANDIDATES MUST HAVE COMPLETED AT LEAST 1 FULL-TIME SERVICE TERM WITH: AmeriCorps VISTA (1 full service term), AmeriCorps (1700-hour service term), OR Peace Corps (1 full service term)
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Counseling ,  Writing/Editing ,  Event Planning & Coordination ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Social Services . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Public & School Partnership - VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
01/19/2021  -   01/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  


Accepting Applications
From  10/09/2020  To  05/31/2021 

Contact Shonna Hemmis
6505 Old Main Hl
Logan   UT   84322
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 37160