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VISTA Program Associate
The VISTA member will help build AMIGOS' capacity to expand programming to Colorado. AMIGOS is a youth leadership organization with 55+ years of experience providing authentic service opportunities to young people in the US and Latin America. As AMIGOS expands its reach in the U.S., the VISTA role will be integral to building strong relationships with partner agencies, youth-service organizations, and communities where AMIGOS volunteers will serve in Colorado. In this role, the VISTA will help the team launch year round programming in the state by developing service opportunities and designing opportunities for community engagement on critical topics, including; environmental conservation, food security, climate change, and others. Additionally, the VISTA will play a key role beyond program design, including; coordinating data collection, monitoring and evaluation, and leading story collection efforts in Colorado as well as identifying possible partners for outreach and fund development. In this dynamic role, you will practice project management skills, meet with community partners, learn about Colorado and help design life changing experiences for young people.
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Member Duties : Support programmatic expansion to Colorado in order to ensure long-term viability of programming; research local organizations as potential partners for service opportunities; build partnerships with local organizations; support with logistics for service activities; support team with design of curriculum and training opportunities for youth volunteers on leadership, cultural exchange, diversity/equity and inclusion, and environmental conservation; enhance existing monitoring and evaluation systems; collect and analyze impact data; collect media and impact stories; research local foundations in Colorado; support with grant writing opportunities; research and develop partnerships with youth serving institutions such as schools and nonprofits to increase visibility of service opportunities; other duties as assigned.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Recruitment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

VISTA Program Associate

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  


Accepting Applications
From  10/26/2020  To  12/13/2020 

Contact Emily Padgett
1800 West Loop S
Houston   TX   77027
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 99794