SerVermont AmeriCorps VISTA - Multiple Positions Available

SerVermont AmeriCorps*VISTA

About the organization

SerVermont is a statewide national service program and is a part of Vermont's Agency of Human Services. The SerVermont mission is to promote, support, and recognize volunteerism and community service throughout the state. Each year, 30 members of the SerVermont AmeriCorps VISTA program serve at community organizations and state agencies helping to alleviate poverty and improve the lives of Vermonters. Members build capacity in a wide-variety of programs including employment, education, agricultural and food security initiatives, affordable housing and homelessness initiatives, and veteran services.

SerVermont currently has multiple AmeriCorps VISTA positions available across Vermont beginning in August. Locations include Barre, Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, Burlington, Springfield. St. Johnsbury, and Vergennes.

Duties

The SerVermont VISTA Project places members in one year terms at organizations and state agencies across the state that fight poverty and increase opportunity for low-income individuals. Our VISTAs gain professional development experience while building capacity for host site organizations through activities like fundraising, volunteer management, program development, and outreach. This is a year-long, full-time volunteer position that offers a monthly living allowance, relocation assistance, and a choice of an Education Award of $6,095 to use towards past or future education expenses OR an end of service cash-stipend of $1,800. In addition to on-site training, members have access to a monthly professional development series and additional opportunities to assist them in their service and beyond.

Qualifications

Qualifications will vary based on each position. We seek individuals who are interested in community service and capacity building. Access to reliable transportation is necessary. Bachlor Degree preferred.

Salary

$1300-$1600

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

You may apply through the AmeriCorps Portal (linked below) or by emailing a cover letter and resume directly to [email protected]

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