University of Memphis VISTA Project

AmeriCorps - Tennessee4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $23,000 - $31,000 a year
Save
SkillsBenefits
Member Duties : AmeriCorps VISTA members will have the opportunity to serve at their assigned community organization and on campus at the University of Memphis building stronger connections between students and service to alleviate food security and educational issues in our city. Duties: • Assess community and agency needs and identify assets • Recruit and train volunteers, especially college student volunteers • Develop systems for volunteer coordination • Create policies and procedures that increase agency effectiveness • Support citizen and student leadership and participation in service • Seek new resources through fund-raising and grant-writing • Facilitate service-learning placements, community-based research, and co-curricular opportunities that support communities • Create publicity and outreach materials • Coordinate afterschool awareness events and national day of service events • Promote AmeriCorps, VISTA, and national service Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Stipend , Health Coverage* . *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare Terms :

Car recommended . Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Health , Education , Community Outreach , Hunger . Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing , Writing/Editing , First Aid , Leadership , Recruitment , Teaching/Tutoring , Team Work , Communications , Community Organization , Non-Profit Management , Fine Arts/Crafts , Counseling , Conflict Resolution , General Skills , Environment , Public Health , Youth Development , Public Speaking , Computers/Technology , Education .
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Stipend , Health Coverage* . *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare Terms :

Car recommended . Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Health , Education , Community Outreach , Hunger . Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing , Writing/Editing , First Aid , Leadership , Recruitment , Teaching/Tutoring , Team Work , Communications , Community Organization , Non-Profit Management , Fine Arts/Crafts , Counseling , Conflict Resolution , General Skills , Environment , Public Health , Youth Development , Public Speaking , Computers/Technology , Education .