Americorp VISTA position available!


JFCS has an opening for an AmeriCorps VISTA position in Career and Workforce Development.

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) are one year, volunteer commitments. AmeriCorps provides a monthly cost of living allowance, health insurance, child care assistance, and a stipend/education award at the end of service.

The main duty of this position will to develop systems and resources that link target populations to employment opportunities that lead to financial stability. Specific activities include research best practices in effective job development and career-path programs; recruiting and training volunteers to support individuals accessing career and employment services; and developing a network of contacts with local employers a referral system that allows JFCS staff to have ready access to information about employment opportunities and streamlined referral procedures. Employment-related experience, research skills, and ability to address and execute system implementation including data base management, web site design, and job bank creation and maintenance.

For requirement details and to apply:

  • visit the AmeriCorps/VISTA website
  • under “I’m Ready to Serve” click on “Advanced Opportunity Search.”
  • type JFCS in the “Program Name” box.
  • choose the position that interests you and click “Apply Now.”
  • Deadline is 9/30/11

 

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