We’re recruiting for some great AmeriCorps VISTA positions starting in November. Join us for our 25th anniversary year in 2016 and experience the life-changing opportunity of being an AmeriCorps member.
Boston Cares mobilizes more than 25,000 volunteers annually in support of Greater Boston schools and non-profit agencies. Our AmeriCorps VISTA members are part of a peer group of approximately 25 members serving at more than 10 local nonprofits with opportunities to connect monthly and part of a broader network of over 3,300 AmeriCorps members serving throughout Massachusetts. The AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full-time building the capacities of small Boston nonprofits to move people out of poverty. Projects and issue areas vary by host site organization.
As of 9.10.2015, the following AmeriCorps VISTA positions are now open for application at Boston Cares and at our partner agencies:
Boston Cares Circle of Friends Development Coordinator
Leverage Boston Cares’ 25th anniversary by launching our new Circle of Friends group, planning events, and building out a robust donor cultivation system. – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=61512
Boston Cares Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator will develop and implement strategic volunteer recruitment, activation and recognition programs to build the quantity and tenure of Boston Cares volunteers. – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=60372
The Agency Engagement VISTA will help Boston Cares develop and implement strategic initiatives to better serve our nonprofit partners through more intentional and comprehensive wrap around services. – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=61025
ZUMIX Youth & Community Radio VISTA
ZUMIX Radio will transition from an online to a broadcast (LPFM) youth and community radio station in 2016. This is an exciting new project within a dynamic youth development organization. – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=63181
All Dorchester Sports League Volunteer Recruitment and Communication Coordinator
All Dorchester Sports League provides sports & education programs to under-served neighborhood youth. – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=62933
Ethos Volunteer Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA
Seniors need your compassion, critical thinking, and creativity! Recruit and maintain relationships with community volunteers to support our neighbors as they age home with dignity and independence! – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=62646
Teens in Print 2.0 Program Associate (WriteBoston)
Amplify youth voice and create opportunities for low-income Boston teens to learn journalism and gain twenty-first century digital literacy skills for college and career success. – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=60856
The VISTA will develop and implement systems and trainings to build the capacity of schools, partners at BPS to support the development of school-community partnerships and increase volunteer engagement. – https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=62813
Pre-Service Orientation (PSO) for the positions above will be held November 17-20 in the Boston area. The service year runs 11/21/2015 – 11/19/2016. To complete your application, you will need to submit a resume and cover letter. You will receive an email with a link to Google Drive where you may upload those documents. We recommend adding Laura.Keith@bostoncares.org to your email Contacts to prevent messages from going to your junk/spam folder or Promotions tab. No phone calls, please.