Are you looking for an opportunity to become involved in national service? VISTA (Volunteer In Service To America) is currently recruiting for positions in Del Norte and Mendocino County. Commit to one year of service and make a change in your community!
Positions: First 5 Service Corps Mendocino Children’s Action Committee Coordinator VISTA First 5 Service Corps Del Norte Coordinator- Early Childhood Education Team, Building Healthy Communities VISTA First 5 Service Corps Del Norte Community Assistance Network Development Coordinator VISTA
We will be holding three First 5 Service Corps VISTA Information Sessions Conference Calls
1. Wednesday, February 2nd at 10:00am PST 2. Wednesday, February 2nd at 4:00pm PST 3. Wednesday, February 9th at 11:00am PST
To register for a session please email 1. Your full name 2. Electronic copy of your resume 3. Which Information Session you plan to attend 4. Receive a confirmation e-mail of your registration
For more information about these positions and to apply to one or more positions, visit My AmeriCorps website
How to apply Go to My AmeriCorps website 1. Click “Apply to Serve” 2. Fill out the information requested to create your profile 3. Create an application once you have established an account 4. Fill out all information required, as well as select individuals to be references 5. Choose which positions you would like to apply to from the First 5 through the Search function a. Program – AmeriCorps VISTA b. State – California c. Program Name – First 5 (Mendocino, Del Note, or Orange)
All interested applicants must participate in an Information conference call/ session to find out more about the program. Candidates will be contacted to participate in the conference call once they have submitted an application online.
VISTAs receive a month living allowance, and month housing allowance, emergency health benefits, up to $400 child care allowance, if applicable, and more! Note: This will not affect public assistance, social security or social security disability benefits. Receive professional training opportunities and skill development during service. Mileage reimbursement. $550 Relocation reimbursement if moving over 50 miles. Upon completion of service receive: $5,350 Educational Award or $1,500 cash stipend. Minimum Qualifications: Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident; At least 18 years old; Bachelor’s Degree preferred; Must have reliable transportation, automobile with proof of insurance. Must commit to 1 year, full-time service with no outside obligations such as school or employment.