SerVermont VISTA Leader

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.

Duties

The VISTA Leader is critical to the success of our VISTA program. In this role, you will plan monthly team training, conduct site visits, manage program communications, and provide support and resources for members throughout the year. The ideal candidate will have both strong people skills and strong organizational skills. This is a great opportunity for individuals looking for increased responsibility in program management, experience with a wide variety of nonprofit skills, and the ability to help shape a young program. VISTA Leaders must have completed at least one year with VISTA or AmeriCorps State, or served with the Peace Corps for at least one full term.

We are looking for a strong leader who is comfortable with a wide variety of roles including but not limited to mentor, recruiter, social media guru, facilitator, data organizer, sender of friendly reminders, provider of resources, and event planner. Be part of a small and passionate team based out of Waterbury, VT home of Ben & Jerry's! Use your experience to help our members make the most out of their VISTA year!

Benefits include:
Living Allowance of $1,100/month
Choice between Educational Award of $6,095 or cash stipend of $3,000
Current Student Loan Deferment or Loan Forbearance
Non Competitive Eligibility upon completion of service
Health Benefits
Childcare Reimbursement
Mileage Reimbursement
Relocation Reimbursement of up to $750, if moving over 50 miles
Professional Development Trainings

Qualifications

VISTA Leaders must have completed at least one year with VISTA or AmeriCorps State, or served with the Peace Corps for at least one full term.

Salary

$1100/month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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

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