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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: SEPA Mujer,, 45 Oak St, Patchogue, NY 11772. Our mission is to raise and unite our voices and to be heard by and contribute to the social, governmental and political systems in which we live. We strive to nurture and improve physical and emotional security, self-esteem, status, and economic independence by way of education, friendship, capacity-building workshops and more. VISTA ACTIVITIES: The VISTA placed at SEPA Mujer will work on communications (e.g., social media, website, e-newsletters, blog posts) and fundraising (e.g., event planning, grant applications, donor mailings) projects. This capacity-building work will support SEPA Mujer in being able to connect low-income community members to services and other resources which will support their access to economic opportunity. SERVICE LOCATION: Suffolk County, New York. LIVING ALLOWANCE: $21,622.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA


Program Start/End Date
12/09/2019  -   12/07/2020

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
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89160