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VYT-VT Youth Tomorrow Leader
PROGRAM: The VT Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA Program supports initiatives helping low-income youth & families develop job skills & academic proficiency, build connection to their community, access health & mental health care, find housing, become food secure, and connect with essential services needed to transcend poverty, avoid unhealthy behaviors, reverse the impacts of COVID-19, and ultimately thrive. Website: SITE: VYT places 22 VISTA members at sites across Vermont to build capacity and promote high-quality programs and initiatives that address poverty and its effects. VYT sites include health and mental health agencies, food security organizations, colleges, municipalities, teen centers, as well as mentoring, afterschool, arts, job skills, and entrepreneurial programs. With a focus on healthy futures, education, and economic opportunity, VISTAs develop financial resources; recruit & manage volunteers; create program curricula; expand & enhance public & community relations; and ensure that low-income youth & families have access to vital programs. Last year VYT VISTAs contributed to the long-term COVID-19 pandemic recovery in their communities by procuring more than $501,657 in resources; supporting 8,142 community volunteer hours, & building the capacity of initiatives benefitting 19,414 Vermonters. VYT provides comprehensive monthly skill-building & professional development training; hands-on opportunities to create & implement programs; & a strong support network of staff, community, & AmeriCorps members. Through commitment, imagination, & perseverance, VISTAs make long-lasting, positive impacts on communities-in-need. VYT VISTAs cite a high degree of satisfaction with their service & an ongoing commitment to life-long civic engagement. Previous VISTA, NCCC, AmeriCorps, FEMACorps, or Peace Corps service required. Office is in Berlin, VT. Visit or contact to learn more.
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Member Duties : The VYT Team Leader is part of a professional team overseeing a statewide VISTA program. Duties include— VISTA SUPPORT: implement a comprehensive member training plan; visit VISTAs at their sites or virtually; develop esprit de corps; give individual support; & help VISTAs gain leadership skills. DR. KING DAY: Lead efforts in Montpelier. NETWORKS: Connect VISTAs with other national service members. PUBLIC RELATIONS: Implement PR & outreach via traditional & social media; develop partnerships in the community; support relations with VYT alumni. RECRUITMENT: Implement recruitment plan to recruit high-quality VISTAs. DISASTER RECOVERY: Identify community needs & support VISTAs in implementing COVID-19 relief & other efforts approved by AmeriCorps. Lead VISTAs as they inspire & support communities in alleviating poverty & bettering lives. Reliable transportation needed for site visits & monthly training. Send cover letter, resume, & contact info for 2 references. Rent subsidy available.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Monthly Housing Subsidy . 
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Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Disaster Relief ,  Health ,  Public Safety ,  Hunger ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Homelessness ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  Counseling ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Youth Development ,  Public Health ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Disaster Services ,  Social media & Graphic design ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Education . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

VYT-VT Youth Tomorrow Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2021  -   08/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  22    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VERMONT  


Accepting Applications
From  04/08/2021  To  08/16/2021 

Contact Danielle Shaw
PO Box 627
Montpelier   VT   05601

Listing ID 66343