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Siena College VISTA Fellows Program
 
 
 
The Siena College AmeriCorps VISTA Fellows Program is a full time- one year post-graduate service program where individuals commit to fighting poverty in behind-the-scenes capacity building work. We have 32 VISTAs currently serving in the program including 2 VISTA Leaders, who are 2nd year VISTAs who serve as a coach and mentor to each of our members. Each VISTA is matched with a servite site at a particular non-profit off campus where they connect the resources of our campus and the community to further strengthen their work. Our program partners with over 30 non-profits in the Capital Region and is connected with national networks through the Bonner Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. Our program provides high-impact professional development training that focuses on the enhancement of our VISTAs personal and professional development. Trainings include grant writing, community organizing, board mobilization, volunteer recruitment and sustainability and more. Our program is very team focused and provides a variety of support to help make the best of the service year experience. We are committed to change in our community by developing deep,sustainable, quality community partners. Leave your legacy. Join the Movement. Become a Siena College AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow!
 
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps VISTAs work on a variety of different capacity building areas such as volunteer recruitment, resource mobilization and building new community partnerships in order to help form the sustainabliity of the area/site they are serving. We have a total of 32 different positions in our program, each representing a different issue area, serving with a non-profit and connecting the wisdom and knowledge of the community to resources and wisdom of the campus community. Siena College VISTAs are committed to serving our community at large by connecting the campus to the community and building sustainable programs and services through anti-poverty work.
 
Program Benefits :
Parking Permit, Access to the Cafeteria ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Housing ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
 
Skills :
General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Siena College VISTA Fellows Program

Program Start/End Date
07/29/2014  -   08/01/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  01/22/2014  To  04/08/2014 

Contact Lamara Burgess
515 Loudon Rd
Loudonville   NY   12211
518-782-6962
lburgess@siena.edu
www.siena.edu/ace
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 9734


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