VISTA Positions Available

VISTA Positions Available

Two positions are available for AmeriCorps VISTAs at the Capital Region Collaborative. The mission of the Collaborative is to bring together local government, business & community stakeholders to achieve a shared vision for the Richmond Region. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2017.

Opportunity Youth VISTA: Are you passionate about solving community problems through collaboration? Work with local government, business, and nonprofit partners to improve education and workforce preparation initiatives. This VISTA member will work specifically on Opportunity Youth issues to better align education and workforce initiatives. This includes: convening an action team, completing an inventory of current efforts and best practices, building strategy for Opportunity Youth region-wide, and co-hosting events. Through this work, VISTAs will improve the capacity of nonprofits and community partners to better meet the needs of the region’s low-income youth. To apply, visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=76643&fromSearch=true

Outreach and Development VISTA: Are you passionate about solving community problems through collaboration? Work with local leaders and community members to create and implement an engagement strategy around collective impact.  This VISTA member will build a community engagement, outreach, and fundraising strategy. Through this work, the VISTA will improve the capacity of nonprofits and community partners to better meet the needs of the region’s low-income communities and better connect community leaders to the importance of this work. To apply, visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=76682&fromSearch=true

 Benefits: Living stipend, education award, health coverage, and lots of opportunities for networking and professional development. Learn more at https://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service

 Learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA: www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/join-americorps/what-americorps

Learn more about the Capital Region Collaborative: www.capitalregioncollaborative.com

Questions: Please email Ashley Hall ahall@richmondregional.org

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