12 April 2011

AmeriCorps VISTA needed at UVU!

Make a difference in your community! Become a VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) volunteer with the Campus-Community Outreach Project. A VISTA volunteer is needed to assist Utah Valley University’s Volunteer & Service-Learning Center to develop sustainable partnerships with community organizations. This is a one-year national service position. VISTAs receive a modest living allowance ($890/month) and $4,725 in an educational award upon successful completion of service. This is a full-time position.

REQUIREMENTS: College degree is preferred, but not necessary; strong interest and experience in college service programs; experience working with students and diverse groups of people; consistently maintain positive community relationships; leadership ability; public speaking skills; strong writing and organizational skills; research skills; self-motivated; ability to drive; ability to make a full-year commitment. Start date is July 25, 2011. *The applicant can be a current student and can take classes during their year as the AmeriCorps VISTA.

BENEFITS: Health coverage, childcare assistance (if eligible), $4,725 education award upon successful completion of service, living allowance of $890/month, relocation allowance, paid vacation and sick days.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send a resume and cover letter to palmeral@uvu.edu by May 13th.

For more information on the AmeriCorps VISTA program visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=37681 For more information on the UVU Volunteer & Service-Learning Center visit: www.uvu.edu/volunteer

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