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VISTA LEADER

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 22, 2019 - January 23, 2020

Application Window

November 5, 2018 - January 5, 2019

Location

  • Philadelphia, PA

Contact Information

Siobhan Hickey
vistaleader@phennd.org

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PHENND Fellow

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Description

After 12 years of success as Philly Fellows, the region’s premier nonprofit VISTA experience is now housed and operated by PHENND. The program is largely the same, but some elements have changed. PHENND Fellows places passionate and talented college graduates with local Philadelphia nonprofits as AmeriCorps VISTA members. The program has a three-fold mission (1) Support local nonprofits fighting poverty across a wide range of issues (2) Train and retain local talent to stay and work in Philadelphia and (3) Develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders. All PHENND Fellows receive extensive professional development as a cohort. The VISTA leader Position is in place to support the 2018-2019 PHENND VISTA cohort through the successful completion of their VADs and promote the sustainability of the PHENND VISTA project and recruit and plan for the 2019-20 cohort. There are four main goals that the VISTA leader will focus on:
1.Serve as ongoing support for the PHENND Fellow VISTA 2018-19 Cohort.
2.Assist the VISTA Program Manager with administration of VISTA project
3.Ensure continuity of PHENND VISTA project goals for year 3
4.Assist VISTAs in creating a transition materials for their sites

After 12 years of success as Philly Fellows, the region’s premier nonprofit VISTA experience is now housed and operated by PHENND. The program is largely the same, but some elements have changed. PHENND Fellows places passionate and talented college graduates with local Philadelphia nonprofits as AmeriCorps VISTA members. The program has a three-fold mission (1) Support local nonprofits fighting poverty across a wide range of issues (2) Train and retain local talent to stay and work in Philadelphia and (3) Develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders. All PHENND Fellows receive extensive professional development as a cohort. The VISTA leader Position is in place to support the 2018-2019 PHENND VISTA cohort through the successful completion of their VADs and promote the sustainability of the PHENND VISTA project and recruit and plan for the 2019-20 cohort. There are four main goals that the VISTA leader will focus on:
1.Serve as ongoing support for the PHENND Fellow VISTA 2018-19 Cohort.
2.Assist the VISTA Program Manager with administration of VISTA project
3.Ensure continuity of PHENND VISTA project goals for year 3
4.Assist VISTAs in creating a transition materials for their sites
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Living Allowance

$1268 - $1269 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, College Credit, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Benefits

College Degree, Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition, Legal Assistance

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Foundation, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Library, Local Educational Agency, Park, Recreation or Youth Center, School District, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities

Contact Information

Siobhan Hickey
vistaleader@phennd.org

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