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Serve New York VISTA 2020: WNY Law Center
 
 
 
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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Member Duties : The Western New York Law Center is a not for profit law office that works to eradicate poverty by representing homeowners in danger of foreclosure as well as individuals with various consumer debt issues. In addition, the Law Center runs a small business clinic. The goal of this VISTA position is to expand our current small business clinic to include a focus on veteran small business owners. The VISTA will create materials, processes, and connections to expand our current work with small businesses to Veteran owned businesses. Specifically, there is a need to create resource guides for the existing services and products available to local small businesses. In addition, the member will formalize several existing presentations, expand social media presence, and recruit volunteer attorneys.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*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 :
Community and Economic Development ,  Veterans ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Writing/Editing ,  Law . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Serve New York VISTA 2020: WNY Law Center

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  12/13/2019  To  03/16/2020 

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

Listing ID 93100


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