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L.A. Works Volunteer Corps: VISTA LEADER
L.A. Works is seeking a motivated AmeriCorps VISTA Leader to support the Volunteer Corps, a countywide VISTA project based in Los Angeles, CA. AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders are former AmeriCorps VISTA members who have completed at least one term of full time service and have displayed exceptional leadership and passion for community service. With 15 VISTA members, the overall goal of L.A. Works’ Volunteer Corps is to alleviate poverty in Los Angeles by enhancing nonprofit organizations’ volunteer programs. With robust volunteer programs, these organizations will run more effectively and efficiently. The VISTA Leader will act as the go-to person for VISTAs when they need assistance navigating the VISTA Assignment Description, community issues, reporting requirements, and VISTA policies.
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Member Duties : •Under direction of the Volunteer Corps Manager, help foster a learning community amongst the VISTA members through planning and leading monthly trainings, meetings, and activities; •Assist VISTA members in achieving success in performance, service assignments, and for the overall project; •Maintain regular communication with VISTA members to recognize accomplishments and to provide support, motivation, and feedback; •Develop training resources to enhance professional development opportunities for VISTA members; •Assist in VISTA recruitment, for example, by leading efforts in social media marketing of the position and setting up informational sessions at college campuses; •Contribute to planning and implementing L.A. Works signature days of service including L.A. Works Day and MLK Day
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Homelessness ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Technology ,  Veterans ,  Housing ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

L.A. Works Volunteer Corps: VISTA LEADER

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   Los Angeles/Orange County  


Accepting Applications
From  05/06/2019  To  06/17/2019 

Contact Denisse Alanis
570 W Avenue 26
Los Angeles   CA   90065
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89038