*Goodwill VISTA Leader* COVID Corps - Outreach

Goodwill of Northern New England

About the organization

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England serves Maine, New Hampshire and northern Vermont and has some big goals. The overarching goal for the organization is to be instrumental in moving 10,000 people out of poverty and into stability over the course of the next 10 years. The Goodwill VISTA Partnership will be one of many parts of Goodwill focused on this ambitious goal. Goodwill’s AmeriCorps staff operates 5 AmeriCorps programs and is passionate about national service. We work hard to put emphasis on making a positive impact in the community and creating outstanding volunteer opportunities for AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members.

Duties

The AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders (there will be two with the COVID Community Care Corps) will be the key support system for the CCCC VISTA members and the partner sites. There will be 20 members placed at partner agencies across New Hampshire and Maine. The VISTA Leaders (VLs) will organize trainings, participate in site visits, promote the program, conduct monthly check-ins, facilitate meetings, recruit new VISTA members, and work to keep members engaged and successful during their terms of service and beyond. Specific tasks will include: travelling to all parts of New Hampshire and Maine (rural and urban) to participate in site visits; conducting interviews of VISTA applicants; holding monthly calls with members to ensure member satisfaction, engagement and success; monitoring member timesheets and reports for completion and content; and working as a team with Goodwill AmeriCorps staff to set direction and goals for the Goodwill AmeriCorps programs.

Qualifications

You must have served with a National Service program (AmeriCorps or Peace Corps) to apply for this position.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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