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'21 Financial Stability VISTA Leader- VISTAs in the Piedmont

Company: Americorps
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

'21 Financial Stability VISTA Leader- VISTAs in the Piedmont

NOTE: Candidates must have completed a term of service with AmeriCorps, VISTA, or completed more than 50% of a Peace Corps term to be eligible to serve as a VISTA Leader. As a VISTA Leader with United Way of the Piedmont, you will work as part of a team of two VISTA Leaders to guide a team of 18-20 VISTAs whose service is focused on increasing access to healthcare, quality education, and financial stability (all serving at different, local host-sites on individual projects in Spartanburg, Cherokee & Union Counties). Benefits include a $250 monthly housing stipend, professional development budget, service-related travel reimbursement, flexible scheduling, opportunities to collaborate across departments, invitations to community events, and professional mentorship. VISTA Leaders are hosted by United Way of the Piedmont, located in Spartanburg, SC. Your role encompasses coaching and supporting individual members, planning professional development and service opportunities, and serving as a liaison between United Way, our community partners, and the VISTA members. The goal of this VISTA Leader position is to coach members for individual success as well as guide the cohorts' team projects. All work will be done under the guidance of the VP of Engagement at United Way of the Piedmont. For more project & location information, please visit Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : As a VISTA Leader you will plan & facilitate weekly VISTA member professional development, assess and enhance administrative processes, and help gather data from host-sites & members for quarterly reports. You will serve as a resource for the VISTA members & supervisors in the Health & Education cohort and serve on a team to coordinate MLK Day of Service & AmeriCorps Week. The VISTA Leader will also support recruitment efforts, and support VISTA members through service year.

Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Living Allowance , Housing stipend, gym mbshp, prof devel , Stipend , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible .

Terms :

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

Service Areas :

Hunger , Homelessness , Housing , Community Outreach , Elder Care , Disaster Relief , Community and Economic Development , Veterans , Entrepreneur/Business , Health , Ex-Offender Reentry , Education , Neighborhood Revitalization , Children/Youth .

Skills :

Computers/Technology , Recruitment , Leadership , Teaching/Tutoring , Education , General Skills , Public Health , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Community Organization , Counseling , Team Work , Social Services , Public Speaking , Medicine , Urban Planning , Non-Profit Management , Conflict Resolution , Writing/Editing , Communications .

Keywords: Americorps, Spartanburg , '21 Financial Stability VISTA Leader- VISTAs in the Piedmont, Other , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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