CCUSA New Americans and Family Strengthening VISTA Leader

Catholic Charities USA

About the organization

Catholic Charities USA is a national organization that offers support to its 167 member agencies, provides disaster relief and promotes poverty-reduction through research & convening. The VISTA Program will impact over 2,000 low-income individuals per year and resulting in their improved financial self-sufficiency and community integration. 30 VISTA members will contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as volunteer recruitment and management, community and partnership outreach, fundraising through grant writing, and creation of sustainable program resource materials over the course of three years. New Americans VISTAs will work with refugee resettlement and legal immigration programs by recruiting, and managing volunteers that provide self-sufficiency services. Family Strengthening VISTAs will be supporting “foundational services,” services to low-income individuals along the entire spectrum of life: children, adults, elders, families, and communities.

Duties

The VISTA Leader will support, from a distance, the VISTAs in the CCUSA New Americans and Family Strengthening Programs by: *Ensuring peer learning and networking in support of member responsibilities; *Developing trainings and resources (promoted to attend one outside information gathering event a month); *Assisting with grants management and ensuring compliance across program sites; *Training site supervisor on recruitment best practices and support recruitment efforts; *Managing members and project staff in data collection, reporting and analysis; *Providing coaching and professional development to VISTAs to prepare for life after service; and *Working with the project director on program planning, coordination, communication, and record keeping. Please note applicants must have prior service experience through a full term of AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps NCCC, AmeriCorps VISTA, or Peace Corps to be eligible for this position, no exceptions.

Qualifications

Applicants must have prior service experience through a full term of AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps NCCC, AmeriCorps VISTA, or Peace Corps to be eligible for this position, no exceptions.

Salary

Bi-Weekly Living Allowance paid through the Corporation for National and Community Service

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA benefits here;https://www.vistacampus.gov/members/benefits-of-service!

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