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Napa and Sonoma - AmeriCorps VIP Fellow

Actively Recruiting

Openings

7 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 5, 2018 - July 31, 2019

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Locations

  • Sonoma County, CA
  • Davis, CA
  • Napa, CA
  • Santa Rosa, CA

Contact Information

Sara Sitch
(707) 217-8544
lvalelly@napacoe.org

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VIP (Volunteer Infrastructure Program) Fellow

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Description

Service Commitment
• Full time, 11 month commitment serving a minimum of 1700 hours, may include some evenings and weekends
• Hours are generally Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 6:00PM (varies slightly by Partner Site)

• Check out our informational video if interested in serving! The videos take under 30 minutes total to watch, and are well worth your time – they cover important information about our program and will answer many questions you have about the VIP experience:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0GuSXKHPYwQA8c1tS3LDgYmVykTSoxHQ

Areas of Responsibility
• Positively represent VIP in a variety of settings, including recruitment opportunities, staff meetings, trainings, and service events
• Assist with other community building activities at the Partner Site
• Create and maintain positive relationships with program staff
• Submit monthly Great Stories and volunteer data in the OnCorps system
• Conform to regular, timely attendance requirements at the assigned service site
• Duties take place at multiple site locales throughout California with training seminars at designated locations. Position requires occasional travel. Must be able to work indoors and outdoors, as well as some night and weekend hours
• Must meet the program essential job functions; reasonable accommodations available upon request
• Must be able to adapt to change in work environment, accept criticism and feedback, effectively handle multiple tasks and competing demands, work cooperatively in group situations work actively to resolve conflicts, and work well with others on a team
• Work independently and as a member of a team with strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks
• Possess leadership and interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
• An interest in and/or a background in community service and volunteerism
Benefits of Service
• Monthly stipend of $1409.09
• Education Award of $5920.00
• Health Benefits
• Moving stipend for applicants travelling from over 250 miles from the service site
• Possible student loan deferment and interest repayment
• Extensive Professional Development and experiential learning opportunities

Service Commitment
• Full time, 11 month commitment serving a minimum of 1700 hours, may include some evenings and weekends
• Hours are generally Monday – Friday from 8:30 – 6:00PM (varies slightly by Partner Site)

• Check out our informational video if interested in serving! The videos take under 30 minutes total to watch, and are well worth your time – they cover important information about our program and will answer many questions you have about the VIP experience:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0GuSXKHPYwQA8c1tS3LDgYmVykTSoxHQ

Areas of Responsibility
• Positively represent VIP in a variety of settings, including recruitment opportunities, staff meetings, trainings, and service events
• Assist with other community building activities at the Partner Site
• Create and maintain positive relationships with program staff
• Submit monthly Great Stories and volunteer data in the OnCorps system
• Conform to regular, timely attendance requirements at the assigned service site
• Duties take place at multiple site locales throughout California with training seminars at designated locations. Position requires occasional travel. Must be able to work indoors and outdoors, as well as some night and weekend hours
• Must meet the program essential job functions; reasonable accommodations available upon request
• Must be able to adapt to change in work environment, accept criticism and feedback, effectively handle multiple tasks and competing demands, work cooperatively in group situations work actively to resolve conflicts, and work well with others on a team
• Work independently and as a member of a team with strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks
• Possess leadership and interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
• An interest in and/or a background in community service and volunteerism
Benefits of Service
• Monthly stipend of $1409.09
• Education Award of $5920.00
• Health Benefits
• Moving stipend for applicants travelling from over 250 miles from the service site
• Possible student loan deferment and interest repayment
• Extensive Professional Development and experiential learning opportunities
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Living Allowance

$1409 - $1409 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

VIP Fellows will also receive a certificate in Volunteer Management upon completion of a professional training series as part of their service requirement. To learn more about the VIP position, please watch our informational video by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=moz8_h7nMAY&t=115s&list=PL0GuSXKHPYwQA8c1tS3LDgYmVykTSoxHQ&index=2

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

• Must be at least 18 years of age (17 with parental approval)
• Clear criminal background check (DOJ and FBI; National Sex Offender Public Database).
• Submit current, clear TB (tuberculosis) test
• Must have at least a high school diploma or a GED by start date
• Must either be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States
• Must not have more than 3 terms of service previously with AmeriCorps State and National programs
• Organized, responsible, flexible, motivated and professional
• Strong personal standards of excellence, ethics and integrity
• Ability to be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the program’s safety policies and rules

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

45

Location Type

Suburban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Child Welfare Agency, Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, County Office of Education, Elementary School, Federal Government Agency, Foundation, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Local Educational Agency, Local Government Agency, Middle School, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Recreation or Youth Center, School-based Nonprofit, School District, Social Enterprise (nonprofit), Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Sara Sitch
(707) 217-8544
lvalelly@napacoe.org

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