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NYIC Communications VISTA @ Westchester Hispanic Coalition
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC),, aims to achieve a more fair and just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all. As part of its mission, the NYIC works to engage and support local and state organizations who are part of its Membership in engaging in immigrant service provision and/or advocacy. The NYIC will be placing AmeriCorps VISTAs in 11 of its Member organizations, in addition to its own office, to build capacity – in the form of volunteer management, communications, fundraising and/or administrative systems – in support of the organizations’ efforts to connect low-income immigrants to immigration legal services, ESOL classes and/or job placement services. AmeriCorps VISTAs placed in either the NYIC or one of its Member Agencies, will be supported by the NYIC with a 3-day training at the beginning of the year of service, monthly webinars, monthly check-ins with NYIC staff, and ongoing networking opportunities with other NYIC AmeriCorps VISTAs.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : PLACEMENT SITE: Westchester Hispanic Coalition (WHC) uses a culturally competent client-centered approach to advocate for effective and inclusive policies, and creates opportunities for collaborative efforts. WHC has a longstanding tradition of providing immigration services in Westchester and is the only community-based organization in the County providing legal services for immigration. VISTA ACTIVITIES: The VISTA placed at WHC will work on volunteer management, communications and outreach (to community partners and funders) projects. This capacity-building work will support WHC in engaging low-income immigrants it engages in job training and/or skill development services, such as ESOL classes. The VISTA's position will be based in Westchester, New York.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization . 
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NYIC Communications VISTA @ Westchester Hispanic Coalition

Program Start/End Date
02/21/2016  -   02/19/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  


Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2015  To  01/31/2016 

Contact Kiwi Grady
137-139 W 25th Street
New York   NY   10001

Listing ID 61561


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