HandsOn VISTA Leader

HandsOn Greater Phoenix

About the organization

Our Director is an RPCV (Mongolia), so we understand your experience and can work with you if you are interviewing while still in country! A VISTA year can be an excellent way to transition back to the U.S.

For 25 years, HandsOn Greater Phoenix has worked with nonprofits, schools, neighborhood associations and government entities to meet the volunteer needs of the Greater Phoenix area. Our program supports 20 VISTA members at multiple placement sites across the valley. Our VISTA members enable our community service partners to expand capacity and build lasting infrastructure by creating the processes and tools needed to effectively access and utilize valuable resources.

BENEFITS: VISTA members are paid a modest living allowance, have access to medical benefits, are given a year of Federal Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE), and a $6,000 Education Award. APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL FILLED. PLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR BEST CONSIDERATION!

Duties

NOTE THAT AmeriCorps REQUIRES THAT VISTA LEADERS HAVE PREVIOUSLY SERVED IN AmeriCorps OR Peace Corps. Serve with HandsOn as the new team VISTA Leader!

Join the HandsOn VISTA team as the new VISTA Leader. Get real world program management and leadership experience while taking this awesome team to the next level! The VISTA Leader works with the VISTA Director to keep all aspects of the HandsOn AmeriCorps program on track. The successful applicant will: Identify and implement efficient procedures for member recruitment and selection to match qualified applicants with appropriate projects in a timely manner; Coordinate, develop, and deliver effective professional development, training and reflection for VISTA members; And help develop a strong esprit de corps among other activities.

Qualifications

• AmeriCorps REQUIRES THAT VISTA LEADERS HAVE PREVIOUSLY SERVED IN AmeriCorps OR Peace Corps.
• Must be 18 years of age
• Must be able to pass a Federal Background check
• Must be able to work in the United States
• Please see full posting at www.handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA for more details

Salary

VISTA Living Allowance

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Applicants must apply via My AmeriCroips. The posting for this position can be found via our current openings page – www.handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA - which will take you to the My.AmeriCorps portal.

Please reach out to [email protected] for any issues.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL FILLED; PLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR BEST CONSIDERATION.

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