Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA

About the organization

Campus Compact is a coalition of colleges and universities in dedicated to advancing the public purposes of higher education. In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Program seeks to activate higher education institutions and their partners to work together to make an impact on poverty in their local community. Our host site’s VISTA projects are developed in accordance with AmeriCorps VISTA’s core principles: an antipoverty focus, community empowerment, sustainable solutions and capacity building. Campus Compact VISTA’s build capacity for high impact programs, organizational approaches and collective impact efforts focused on low income individuals in one of the following areas: education, healthy futures, economic opportunity, and Veterans/military families. The Campus Compact VISTA program is a passionate cohort of 70 individuals dedicated to community development, service and making an impact on poverty.

Duties

Campus Compact has immediate openings for VISTA Leaders to work with our staff team based in Worcester, Massachusetts and Chicago Illinois. Our leaders support our multi-state cohort of AmeriCorps VISTA members in IL, MA, CT, RI, VA, WI, NE, KS, and MA. VISTA Leaders are hired on a rotating basis and positions are available now. The VISTA Leader will assist in the creation and provision of member training, technical assistance, resources and support to the national Campus Compact cohort . The VISTA leader will maintain regular communication with an assigned portfolio of members and host site program staff via phone, email, periodic in-person meetings and site visits. In addition to building the annual training and member support program, VISTA Leaders also work on data collection and evaluation, research and develop resource materials for VISTA host sites and members, build capacity for social media and lead annual recruitment. Campus Compact VISTA Leaders have access to professional development opportunities in the Campus Compact network to support their own growth during their year of service.

Qualifications

Drawing on your previous AmeriCorps, VISTA, or Peace Corps experience, you will be part of a team of up to five VISTA leaders and three staff members supporting the personal and professional development of Campus Compact's cohort of AmeriCorps VISTA members throughout their service year. Three positions will be located in Massachusetts in Worcester, MA and two in Illinois in the metropolitan Chicago area.

Qualifications:
-Completion of at least 75% of your term as either an AmeriCorps Member, VISTA Member, or Peace Corps Volunteer
-A driver’s license is essential for this position and access to a vehicle is recommended
-Overnight travel is required.
-18+ Years Old
-Commitment to serving a 12-month term
-College Graduate

Salary

Bi-weekly living allowance $634.20 ($16,490 annually) and partial rent subsidy of $350 available (paid to landlord).

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Contact us at [email protected] to inquire or apply by searching Listing ID 85276 or “Campus Compact” in MyAmeriCorps.gov

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