The Up2Us Sports VISTA Leader is position for a person who has served a previous AmeriCorps term and will be based in the New York City National office. He/she will work directly with the project supervisor to expand and build the capacity of 25 VISTA members (17 in NY and 8 national placements).
• Provide in-service training opportunities and professional development workshops for VISTA members
• Conduct site visits for purposes of providing support to VISTAs
Community Need Addressed
Reduce violence, promote health and inspire academic success for our nation's most vulnerable youth.
Increase capacity at member organizations
Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Stipend
Skills you will gain
Problem-solving, time management
Competencies You Will Develop
Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner
Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time