Small-Town Southern Charm

Accepting Applications for AmeriCorps VISTA Position – Due 11/30/2018

November 8, 2018

Member Duties:  The Lithonia VISTA program will serve Lithonia residents who are low – income and identify community partners to develop programs to support and help them increase their opportunities for employment through job training, and apprenticeships.  In addition, the VISTA program will identify community partners to provide information about programs and resources to support entrepreneurship development and training.  The VISTA will prepare contact lists of existing programs, schedule workshops, and promote information on social media and other communications tools.

Program Benefits: Choice of education award or end of service stipend, childcare assistance if eligible, living allowance, health coverage, education award upon successful completion of service.

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http:/www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare.

Terms: The position permits attendance at school during off hours, or working at another job during off hours upon approval by the VISTA supervisor.  A car is not needed but recommended.

Service Areas: Includes, but is not limited to community outreach, community and economic development, entrepreneur/business, and ex-offender reentry.

Skills: Leadership, fundraising/grant writing, public speaking, youth development, community organization, communication, writing/editing, nonprofit management, and team work.

Service Description: The focus area of AmeriCorps VISTA assignment is small business technical assistance and support and entrepreneurship training opportunities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following activities. 1. Identify programs for entrepreneurship training and development; 2. Identify programs and service related to business personnel retention and expansion; and customer service training; and 3. Identify other small business support

Program start/end date:  01/21/2019 – 01/21/2020                       

Work schedule – Full time

Educational level- Some college preferred, not required.

Age requirement- Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Applications are due by November 30th and must be submitted online at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=77786&fromSearch=true.

 


For more information, contact –

Arika  Miller

6920 Main St

Lithonia Ga 30058

770-482-8136

Arika.Miller@lithoniacity.org 

Last modified: November 8, 2018

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