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Mercy Corps Northwest VISTA Leader (Portland, OR)
The Mercy Corps NW VISTA Team (MCNW VT) is a team of 12-15 AmeriCorps VISTAs managed by Mercy Corps NW and stationed at nonprofit organizations and public agencies across the state. The VISTA Leader ensures that the VISTAs serving throughout Oregon have the support, resources, and training needed to ensure a successful experience and positive outcomes. As an agency, Mercy Corps NW works to increase economic self-sufficiency and financial inclusion through microenterprise development for aspiring business owners & entrepreneurs, education and skills training for incarcerated women, and capacity building services through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Our mission runs parallel to the mission of our parent organization, Mercy Corps: To alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.
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Member Duties : Based at Mercy Corps Northwest in Portland, OR, the VISTA Leader supports the Mercy Corps NW VISTA Team by coordinating member trainings, mentoring members, coordinating/conducting site visits, collecting reports & managing data, and supporting outreach efforts/sharing program impact. The leader will help recruit new VISTA sites & members. Desired qualifications: conflict resolution skills, organizational ability, experience with Excel & Google Drive, and superlative writing & speaking skills. Applicants must be comfortable with complex rules/regulations. Experience with one of the following nonprofit fields desired: housing & homelessness, financial literacy/asset development, or community development. NOTE: This position requires a completed term of service with VISTA, AmeriCorps, NCCC, or Peace Corps by December 2018. No exceptions possible. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply early.
Program Benefits : Transit Pass ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Tribal ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Disaster Relief . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services . 
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Mercy Corps Northwest VISTA Leader (Portland, OR)

Program Start/End Date
01/17/2019  -   01/16/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  12/17/2018  To  01/23/2019 

Contact Olivia Rasmussen
43 SW Naito Parkway
Portland   OR   97204
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85410