Volunteer opportunity description

The VISTA member will work to increase the number of Youth Action YouthBuild students gaining a GED or high school diploma, entering college, and gaining employment. The VISTA will research potential funders and develop funding proposals. The VISTA will also be responsible for creating quarterly newsletters that spotlights the activities of the agency and our members and partners. The VISTA will seek out and develop new partnerships that enhance the agency's overall capacity, and represent YouthBuild at meetings and community events. The VISTA will take the lead in designing at least one fund-development event and also tracking donors and supporters through our Salesforce database. The VISTA will also support Youth Action workforce programming development and our group of supporters and donors, and develop communications materials and work closely with our Circle of Friends. Program Benefits include Health Coverage* , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , and Childcare assistance if eligible.


Assignment runs for a year - projected start November 2019 through November 2020. Must be U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States Have successfully obtained a High School diploma or its equivalent prior to the start of the program. Agree to and pass a criminal background check Ability to serve full time for the program term (generally M-F 9AM - 5PM) *Note updated policy: As of May 3, 2015, VISTA Members and Leaders may hold legal part-time employment that is unrelated to their assigned project and that does not interfere with their service or service hours. To learn more, visit the VISTA Campus. Ideal candidate should be community-focused and comfortable working in a low income, multi-cultural community setting. Interest in non profit management strongly encouraged. Strong reading/writing/research skills required. Candidate should also have an ability to be a self starter who can also be a good team member

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Youth Action Programs and Homes, Inc.

Robert Taylor
Executive Director
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