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AmeriCorps VISTA Member

Actively Recruiting

Openings

21 currently recruiting

Service Dates

March 18, 2019 - March 17, 2020

Application Window

December 21, 2018 - March 30, 2019

Location

  • Buffalo, NY

Contact Information

Michael Reichert
(716) 418-8500
mreichert@tscwny.org

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Serve New York VISTA

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Description

Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on the needs of veteran and military families, improving and expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures to the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the State, and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Lyons, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly trainings, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders.

Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on the needs of veteran and military families, improving and expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures to the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the State, and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Lyons, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly trainings, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders. Read More

Living Allowance

$990 - $990 monthly

Benefits

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, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Benefits members receive: • An annual living stipend of $12,311, which is paid out in bi-weekly increments of $470.20. • An AmeriCorps Eli Segal Education Award of $5,920 OR $1,800 cash stipend provided after the successful completion of the term of service • Post Service federal employment incentives and opportunities • Basic health insurance • Ability to put qualified federal student loans on forbearance during the term of service • Child Care assistance to those who qualify • Monthly professional development and multiple training opportunities

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition, Veterans & Military Families

Weekly Hours

35

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Michael Reichert
(716) 418-8500
mreichert@tscwny.org

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