AmeriCorps VISTA - Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC)

Montana Campus Compact

About the organization

Montana Campus Compact (MTCC) serves as the intermediary for this project. MTCC is a CEO-led coalition of colleges and universities that support civic engagement, service learning, and volunteerism across the state. Every year we place cohorts of full-time, part-time, and summer AmeriCorps members with schools, colleges, nonprofits, and government agencies in Montana. The AmeriCorps projects we facilitate increase educational equity, break down barriers between higher education and community organizations, and address the root causes of poverty in communities across the state.

Duties

Position Summary: The University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities (RIIC) is committed to creating better lives for rural people with disabilities and their families. Based on the University of Montana campus, you will help to strengthen RIIC and two of their partners, MonTECH, and the Montana Family to Family Health Information Center. In this position, you will design a plan for the delivery of assistive equipment around the state, solidify and write operating procedures, and improve communications. You will also have the opportunity to elevate the voices of disabled persons in Montana by recording a story from a disabled person living in each of Montana’s counties. Apply Today!

Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years old.

Bachelor’s, or higher degree preferred; Associate’s degree and relevant work experience considered.

Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident Alien. Or legally residing in a state under one of the following legal residency classifications: refugee, asylum or asylee, temporary protected status or deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status.

Must not be registered, or required to be registered, on a state sex offender registry or the National Sex Offender Registry.

Must not have been convicted of murder, as defined in 18 U.S.C. 1111.

Must be willing to consent to a criminal history check.

Salary

$1,152.00 Monthly

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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