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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. I am also willing to answer any questions. We hope to offer the position to the selected candidate by the end of April.