The VISTA member will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on youth service throughout the state of Iowa, providing youth the pro-social benefits of volunteering while developing tomorrow's civically engaged leaders. The VISTA member will: 1. Assess current service learning and youth engagement programming in Iowa, identify partners engaged in service learning, and conduct a needs assessment to identify resource gaps. 2. Convene and lead a statewide service learning advisory taskforce, and develop an action plan which includes youth voice. 3. Develop resources to support youth in volunteering, create recognition opportunities for youth, and develop social media content to highlight both. 4. Gain experience as part of a fun and dynamic team of community-focused civil servants, committed to improving lives, strengthening communities, and fostering civic engagement through service and volunteering.
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
High School Graduate
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check