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Serve New York VISTA 2020: LawNY Rochester
 
 
 
Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to function in organizations, government agencies and educational institutions. Members will focus on expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all and create healthy futures for the residents of New York. SNY’s goals are to strengthen communities across the state and to allow organizations within them, to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Bath, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. During their term of service, members will receive support from our VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. Our support includes monthly training, a social network of fellow members and daily support from VISTA leaders.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : LawNY is a non-profit law firm that provides access to the justice system to low-income individuals and other vulnerable populations who have civil legal problems. The Rochester office maintains programming to assist individuals who exit the correctional system or have past criminal convictions who experience legal barriers to employment. LawNY’s Reentry Project partners with organizations to ensure that the needs of individuals reentering society are met holistically. The VISTA will combat employment discrimination based on criminal records and help the community increase employment opportunities within the reentry population by conducting outreach, researching new service delivery models, and developing appropriate materials to promote self-help. In addition, this VISTA member will develop funding opportunities and communication strategies to expand LawNY’s capacity to assist populations by providing services that increase their likelihood of obtaining and maintaining employment.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Serve New York VISTA 2020: LawNY Rochester

Program Start/End Date
03/16/2020  -   03/15/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  12/16/2019  To  03/16/2020 

Contact Maria Tripi
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
7164188500
mtripi@tscwny.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 92900


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