Families in Transition AmeriCorps VISTA

Various cities in NH - Posted on: Monday 05/23/16

Description

The Families in Transition AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) Program is now recruiting for passionate and motivated individuals to join our team of professional volunteers. As a VISTA, your alumni would work for a year at a New Hampshire based nonprofit or government agency helping to fight poverty in the Granite State. VISTA positions may include volunteer engagement, grant writing, program design and implementation, community outreach, marketing, fundraising, and other activities that help organizations create effective and sustainable solutions to end poverty.

As a VISTA, you may work in a variety of service areas including homelessness, community development, entrepreneurship, after-school programming, and social support for at-risk populations such as youth, elders, or refugees.

Specific position details available at this link http://www.fitnh.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Available-FIT-VISTA-Positions-2016-2017.pdf

Compensation Details/Other Benefits: Some of the many benefits include:
· Real-world job experience
· A monthly living allowance of an average of $1000 before taxes
· AmeriCorps Segal Education Award of$5,775 OR a post-service stipend of $1,500
· Relocation allowance
· One year of noncompetitive status for a federal government job
· Professional development opportunities and workshops
· Access to the 170,000 member VISTA Alumni Network

Additionally, you’ll receive a number of federal benefits, including health benefits, relocation assistance, medical and personal leave, and childcare assistance if necessary. You may also be eligible to receive some forms of federal assistance, such as food stamps, fuel and electrical assistance. Most VISTAs find the stipend and additional assistance adequate to cover their financial needs.

Qualifications

To Apply:

Please visit http://www.fitnh.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Available-FIT-VISTA-Positions-2016-2017.pdf