The City of Cedar Rapids, IA seeks a full-time Community Outreach and Engagement VISTA to expand organizational capacity to equitably engage community members. Located in east Central Iowa, Cedar Rapids is the state’s second largest city with approximately 135,000 residents. The VISTA member will play an integral part in the development of new volunteer engagement processes and services, including a pilot Snow Buddy Program. Additionally, the VISTA will implement strategies to support municipal age-friendly, climate action, and neighborhood planning efforts along with other outreach and engagement projects and processes.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Training
VISTA Members may choose between an education award or a cash stipend for their end of service benefit.
High School Graduate
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check