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YNDC Seeks Candidates for AmeriCorps VISTA Positions


Tuesday, February 28, 2017 

YNDC is seeking candidates for AmeriCorps VISTA positions, and an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader position. AmeriCorps members will serve in various capacities at YNDC to recruit and coordinate volunteers, conduct community needs assessments and surveys, to build resources, and to assist with the development of programming that will increase the scale and reach of YNDC's affordable housing, marketing, community planning, and neighborhood stabilization programming in the neighborhoods Youngstown, Ohio. VISTAs will work with program staff in each of these areas on a daily basis to complete these tasks and will contribute to broader efforts to improve the quality of life and physical condition of the neighborhoods of the City of Youngstown, fostering an environment where economic opportunity can thrive.

To read the full AmeriCorps VISTA job description and to apply, click here.

The VISTA Leader will: assist with the support and coordination of the YNDC VISTA project; serve as mentor and advisor to VISTA members; provide opportunities for professional development to members; track member activities and assist the VISTA Supervisor in monthly, quarterly and other reporting as necessary; and most importantly set an example of dedication to service to members, the project site and the community. The VISTA leader will also assist with ongoing recruitment of VISTA members and community volunteers. Per CNCS regulations, applicants must have served at least 1 full year as an AmeriCorps VISTA member in order to serve as Leader.

To read the full VISTA leader job description and to apply, click here.