AmeriCorps VISTA Positions
Thanks to an AmeriCorps VISTA grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, Youth Volunteer Corps has the opportunity to launch high-quality and sustainable youth volunteer programs in under-served Missouri and Kansas communities.
In 2018, YVC leveraged AmeriCorps VISTA resources to launch 7 YVC programs in Columbia, MO; Jefferson City, MO; Joplin, MO; Kirksville, MO; Springfield, MO; Topeka, KS; and Wichita, KS. 119 youth served over 3,200 hours at 29 community agencies. 96% of youth volunteers surveyed said after volunteering with YVC they knew they could make a difference in their community and 92% said they were likely to volunteer again.
By providing youth with the chance to serve their hometowns while developing skills and fostering connectivity, YVC works to further AmeriCorps VISTA’s commitment to end poverty through economic opportunity. To meet this goal, YVC recruits candidates to serve 12-month terms as AmeriCorps VISTA members. For more information, email Amanda Moser at [email protected].
VISTA members begin on predetermined orientation dates and will be hired approximately 3 weeks prior to their start date. Upcoming orientation dates are: August 5, August 19, September 3, 2019.
Available Positions Include:
Please read about becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA before applying. This is a unique type of work placement and is different from a traditional career opportunity.
Community Outreach Coordinator, 2 positions: Community Coordinators will launch, grow, and sustain new YVC programs in Missouri and Kansas. Community Outreach Coordinators conduct community outreach, support program directors, schedule and help plan YVC service projects, and support youth volunteer recruitment. View the full job description and instructions to apply.
Fund Development Coordinator, 1 position: The Fund Development Coordinator will work to secure funding for new and existing YVC programs. The Fund Development Coordinator will research local and national funders, pursue funding through grant applications and proposals, support donor stewardship through acknowledgement and appreciation, and provide project updates through reports and other communication. View the full job description and instructions to apply.
AmeriCorps VISTA members have access to unique benefits and YVC works hard to create a rewarding learning environment for its members. Learn more about the benefits available to members here.
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