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Action to Build Community- Lithonia

May 21, 2019

Action to Build Community – Lithonia
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 communication tools.

Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Education award upon successful completion of service , Living Allowance .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit

Terms : Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas : Entrepreneur/Business , Community Outreach , Community and Economic Development , Ex-Offender Reentry .

Skills : Communications , Non-Profit Management , Community Organization , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Writing/Editing , Youth Development , Public Speaking , Team Work , Leadership .

Service Description : The focus area of the AmeriCorps VISTA assignment is job training, technical assistance and support; and entrepreneurship training opportunities for low-income residents. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following activities: 1. Identify programs for job training or workforce development; 2. Identify programs for entrepreneurship training and development; and 3. Identify small business support services to help increase local employment opportunities in the community.

Accepting Applications : From 05/17/2019 to 06/07/2019

Program Start/End Date : 07/08/2019-07/07/2020

Work Schedule : Full Time

Contact : LaThaydra Sands, City Administrator 6920 Main Street, Lithonia GA 30058 770-482-8136

Last modified: July 11, 2019

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