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UGA AmeriCorps VISTA Network Leader 2022
 
 
 
NOTE: AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders must have completed at least one AmeriCorps term already to be eligible. Exact start date is flexible (contact to discuss). This position supports the UGA AmeriCorps VISTA Network, its AmeriCorps VISTAs, sites and stakeholders to build capacity, fight poverty and enhance connections between the University of Georgia and the Athens, GA community. The VISTA Leader provides assistance, resources, training, and coordination of the members in collaboration with their site placements and the UGA Office of Service-Learning (administrative home for the AmeriCorps VISTA Network). With a focus on food insecurity and waste, sustainability and educational initiatives, the UGA AmeriCorps VISTA Network includes year-long AmeriCorps members and/or summer associates placed at Athens Library, Athens Community Council on Aging, Athens Area Humane Society, College Factory, Clarke County Mentor Program, Clarke Co School District, Concrete Jungle, Butterfly Dreams Farm, and on campus (Campus Kitchen-UGA, EcoReach, Experience UGA, UGArden). VLDR objectives and activities include developing understanding of local community and campus resources; determining, developing and delivering appropriate training in support of AmeriCorps VISTAs and their VADs; communicating and meeting regularly with AmeriCorps members individually and in groups and with sites and supervisors; assisting with AmeriCorps publicity, recruitment, retention, and transitions; and providing general support to the UGA AmeriCorps VISTA Network and its stakeholders. VISTA Leaders MUST have successfully completed at least one prior term as an AmeriCorps member. Priority will be given to mature and conscientious individuals who possess solid understanding of CNCS/AmeriCorps policies and are able to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders, problem-solve, work independently on multiple fronts, travel to placement sites in the Athens area, and use technology tools effectively.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA Leader provides support to a diverse set of year-long AmeriCorps VISTA members in campus and community placements in Athens GA, as well as additional Summer Associates at these sites. With a solid understanding of the local community and campus resources, the VLDR provides support to the network stakeholders including AmeriCorps VISTAs, site supervisors, and UGA staff. Responsibilities include determining, developing and delivering appropriate training in support of AmeriCorps members and their activities; communicating and meeting regularly with members individually and in groups and with sites and supervisors; assisting with program and VAD compliance, reporting, and documentation; assisting with VISTA publicity, recruitment, retention, and transitions; implementing structures to support member success, growth, and camaraderie; and providing general support to the UGA AmeriCorps Network and its stakeholders. Must have completed 1 year of AmeriCorps service already.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Counseling ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
UGA AmeriCorps VISTA Network Leader 2022

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/18/2022  To  09/16/2022 

Contact Paul Matthews
1242 1/2 S Lumpkin St
Athens   GA   30602
706-542-0892
pmatthews@uga.edu
servicelearning.uga.edu

Listing ID 100550


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