Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

The Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA leader builds capacity for the VISTA program at Brown in order to ensure its success and sustainability. 

Structure

The Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA leader supports a cohort of 12 VISTA members by:

  • Providing training and professional development.
  • Coordinating VISTA member events.
  • Assisting with VISTA member recruitment.
  • Working with the VISTA program supervisor on project management tasks.
Benefits

In addition, benefits available to the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Leader include, but are not limited to:

  • Biweekly Living Allowance
  • End-of-Service Education Award 
  • Healthcare Benefit 
  • Free Rhode Island bus access
  • Travel allowance
  • Reduction of Education Costs
  • Professional Development
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) Status
  • Childcare (if eligible)

For more information, please visit the VISTA Leader web page.

Eligibility/Qualifications

Eligible candidates for the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Leader will be: 

  • A U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • A college graduate (a minimum of a Bachelor’s)
  • Prior experience with AmeriCorps or Peace Corps

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively provide guidance, support, and feedback to others.
  • Experience in event planning or volunteer management is preferred.
  • Basic computer skills required, including proficiency in Google suite.
  • ​Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Apply

Applications for the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Leader position are currently open, and are due March 27, 2020. To apply, visit the AmeriCorps applicant portal.

Contact

Nadia Amaghou, Program Manager, Community Partnership: [email protected] or (401) 863-1024.