Serve As An AmeriCorps VISTA in Santa Barbara County
The mission of AmeriCorps VISTA is to strengthen organizations that alleviate poverty through volunteering and the mobilization of resources.
Volunteer Management, Peoples' Self Help Housing
Peoples' Self Help Housing helps working families and underserved populations overcome the effects of poverty and achieve self-sufficiency by building safe, beautiful places to live and providing onsite supportive services that create opportunities to transform lives and strengthen communities. Our Volunteer Management VISTA will primarily serve in our Santa Maria office. Santa Barbara County has great beaches, mountains, valleys and eclectic communities.
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Living Allowance: $1,850.24 monthly ($925.12 VISTA Bi-Weekly Living Allowance (full 14 days of service))
Member Duties :Duties include developing programs that support improved educational achievement of the children we serve to increase their opportunities and help break the intergenerational cycle of poverty. Some of the services coordinated through the program may include: child care, transportation, education, job training, employment counseling, financial literacy, and homeownership counseling, among others.
Program Benefits :Relocation Allowance , Health Coverage* , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Living Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Education award upon successful completion of service , Stipend .
Terms : Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .
Service Areas : Education , Community and Economic Development , Children/Youth , Housing , Homelessness .
Skills : Social Services , Team Work , Recruitment , Teaching/Tutoring , Writing
SUMMARY Program Type: AmeriCorps VISTA
ProgramVolunteer Management, Peoples' Self Help HousingProgram Start/End Date04/12/2021 - 04/12/2022Work Schedule Full TimeEducation level Some collegeAge Requirement Minimum: 18 Maximum: NoneProgram Locations CALIFORNIA Languages