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NYIC VISTA @ English Speaking Union
This position is part of the NYIC VISTA program, which is run by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and places AmeriCorps VISTAs – referred to as NYIC VISTAs – at nonprofit organizations where they build organizational capacity through community outreach/education, communications, fundraising, program development and/or volunteer management projects. The capacity that they build is then used by their host organizations to advance their work on providing community members with anti-poverty services (e.g., ESL/ESOL, legal, youth, employment/career). NYIC VISTAs are supported by the NYIC with a 4-day training at the beginning of their year of service, a 3-day mid-year training, a 3-day spring training, weekly webinars, monthly check-ins with NYIC staff, and ongoing networking opportunities. During their year of service, NYIC VISTAs are supported with benefits including but not limited to living allowance, healthcare allowance or a health plan, a year-end education award or cash stipend, and more. To learn more about VISTA benefits, please visit NYIC VISTA positions are full-time 12-month positions that are scheduled to begin on September 3, 2019. The NYIC,, aims to unite immigrants, Members (i.e., nonprofit organizations) and allies so all New Yorkers can thrive. The NYIC envisions a New York State that is stronger because all people are welcome, treated fairly, and given the chance to pursue their dreams.
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Member Duties : VISTA PLACEMENT SITE: English-Speaking Union's (ESU) Andrew Romay New Immigrant Center (ARNIC),, 144 East 39th Street, New York, NY 10016. ESU ARNIC addresses the challenges of economic and social marginalization and skill under-utilization of new immigrants. Our center helps immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers acquire the language and cultural fluency needed to fully integrate into U.S. society and economic life. VISTA ACTIVITIES: The VISTA placed at ESU ARNIC will work on program development (e.g., ESL curriculum/resource development, program coordination) and community outreach/education (e.g., outreach, educational resources) projects. This capacity-building work will support ESU in being able to provide low-income community members with ESL/ESOL classes and other resources which will support their access to economic opportunity. SERVICE LOCATION: New York, New York. LIVING ALLOWANCE: $20,641.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  program development ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills . 
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NYIC VISTA @ English Speaking Union

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/01/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Bi/multi-lingual is a plus!

Accepting Applications
From  05/07/2019  To  12/31/2019 

Contact Alejandra Lopez-Cuellar
131 W 33rd St
New York   NY   10001
(212) 627-2227
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89066