Skip Navigation and Go Directly to Page ContentAmeriCorps Website Home Page

FONT SIZE:  Default  |  Large


VIP - Volunteer Engagement VISTA (CIA)
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. Christmas in Action serves low-income homeowners in Spartanburg County, SC in order to prevent and eliminate substandard housing. You will manage two new grant programs as well as the volunteer cultivation program. You will create a program that helps fast-track veteran-owned homes. You will organize and run the City of Spartanburg Priority Program, recruiting volunteers and contractors for more extensive home repair projects. You will also evaluate the volunteer program in order to recruit and retain more volunteers and develop a volunteer appreciation plan. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability.
Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : VISTA will assess current volunteer program and develop processes and policies that increase volunteer recruitment and retention. VISTA will create a program to help fast-track veterans home repairs. VISTA will organize and run the City of Spartanburg Priority Program to enable larger home repairs.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Profesional development ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Data analysis ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Trade/Construction ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
Refine Search
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

VIP - Volunteer Engagement VISTA (CIA)

Program Start/End Date
07/23/2018  -   07/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  


Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2018  To  05/29/2018 

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72556