Communication and Events Specialist, AmeriCorps VISTA

We are seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to serve as a Communication and Events Specialist, beginning in June 2015.  This position will be housed in Des Moines.  AmeriCorps VISTA is a full time, year-long opportunity to serve the community by building capacity for an agency that serves underprivileged populations.
See description attached.  VAD for IDA VISTA 2015[2]
The selected individual will be assisting with marketing and communications development, as well as training and events coordination.  A detailed position description/work plan is attached.

A few of the tangible benefits of serving in AmeriCorps VISTA include:
·         Modest living allowance of $11,676
·         Education scholarship of $5,730 upon successful completion of service (can be used to pay student loans or future tuition expenses)
·         Health benefit plan
·         20 days of leave
·         Student loan forbearance for qualified loans (with interest accrual paid upon successful completion of service)

Any interested persons may begin the process by sending a resume to sarah.hinzman2@iowa.gov.  I am also willing to answer any questions.  We hope to offer the position to the selected candidate by the end of April.

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