826 Valencia is recruiting two AmeriCorps VISTA members for the 2016-2017 year. AmeriCorps VISTA members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development, and otherwise assist low-income communities.
Successful candidates for this roles will be extremely organized, self-motivated, enthusiastic about 826 Valencia’s mission, strong communicators, and very detail-oriented. Experience in nonprofit development, grant-writing, volunteer coordination, and/or 826 Valencia’s programs is a huge plus. Candidates with Spanish-language skills and experience with email programs such as Mailchimp and databases such as Salesforce will be given priority. To be considered, please complete the following steps:
1) Review the VISTA Assignment Descriptions:
2) Submit your application through the AmeriCorps website (instructions at the links above).
3) Email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: VISTA Volunteer Engagement Associate OR VISTA Development Associate (depending on which role you’re pursuing).
Applications are due by May 22, 2016, or until the position is filled. Interviews will be held during the week of May 30.