CCUSA New Americans and Family Strengthening VISTA Leader

Catholic Charities USA

About the organization

The mission of Catholic Charities is to provide service to people in need, to advocate for justice in social structures, and to call the entire church and other
people of good will to do the same.

As Catholic Charities,
we labor in the streets
inviting and serving those who have been left out
to know and experience the tremendous and abundant love of God
through Jesus Christ.
We commit ourselves
to break down walls of division
that keep sisters and brothers separated from one another,
excluded, or rendered disposable by our society.
With joy,
we resolve to build bridges of
hope, mercy and justice
toward the creation of a culture of communal care
responsive to the cries
of those who are poor.


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 New Americans and Family Strengthening 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 other strategies, and creation of sustainable program resource materials over the course of three years. New Americans VISTAs working with refugee resettlement and legal immigration programs by recruiting, training, and managing volunteer that provide self-sufficiency services such as helping clients prepare for and seek out employment, enroll their children in school, access affordable housing, develop financial literacy, locate necessary items such as furniture, and also assist with transportation needs. VISTAs also assist with communications/social media, fundraising/grant writing, partnerships/outreach, and curriculum development. Family Strengthening VISTAs will be supporting Catholic Charities “foundational services,” services to low-income individuals along the entire spectrum of life: children, adults, elders, families, and communities. These foundational services include case management, adult an


Education level: College graduate
Age Requirement Minimum: 18, Maximum: None
Must have completed one year of service as an AmeriCorps, NCCC, or PeaceCorps member.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]


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