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Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps
The City of Philadelphia Mayor's Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service is now accepting applications from qualified candidates to join the 2019-2020 Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps. As a Serve VISTA, you’ll spend a year of service in a city department, where you’ll fight injustices and causes of poverty in Philadelphia. This program: 1) Increases capacity for departments that serve low-income individuals and communities. 2) Facilitates solutions that decrease the effects of poverty experienced by Philadelphians. 3) Produces alumni who are civically engaged, passionate, and employable. Our alumni are committed to making a positive change in their community. 4) Promotes best practices in community engagement and sustainable solutions. The Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps is committed to diversity and inclusion. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : What do Serve VISTAs do? While each VISTA position is unique to a department or initiative, all Serve Philadelphia VISTAs build capacity. Examples of capacity-building include: Creating tools, systems, and guides for a department. That might include databases, policy briefs, or marketing materials. Generating resources through partnerships, volunteers, or grant-writing. Developing, organizing and/or assessing programs, events, or meetings. Supporting, establishing, or strengthening partnerships across departments and sectors. You can review each VISTA position at
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  SEPTA transportation pass . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Education ,  Hunger ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Health ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Public Safety ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Disaster Relief ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth ,  Technology ,  Environment . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Team Work . 
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Serve Philadelphia VISTA Corps

Program Start/End Date
07/22/2019  -   07/20/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  03/18/2019  To  07/03/2019 

Contact Claire Healy
1401 John F Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia   PA   19102
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70301