Santa Barbara County AmeriCorps VISTA

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.

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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 . 
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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 Housing
Program Start/End Date04/12/2021  -   04/12/2022
Work Schedule Full Time
Education level Some college
Age Requirement Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None
Program Locations CALIFORNIA  

Accepting Applications From  02/01/2021  To  03/15/2021 
ContactCarmen Sampson1660 S BroadwaySanta Maria   CA   934548053636334