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The North Mississippi VISTA Project Team Leader

Company: AmeriCorps
Location: Jackson
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The North Mississippi VISTA Project Team Leader

The North Mississippi VISTA Project works to fight poverty through education across an 11-county area in North Mississippi. The project aims to build sustainable systems that connect the University of Mississippi and its resources to low-income communities in this region. Our VISTAs are deployed to non-profit organizations and schools seeking to develop or expand educational, economic, and healthy lifestyle programs that serve low-income children and adults.

Member Duties : ***A completed term of service as a VISTA Member is preferred.*** The VISTA Team Leader will work with the project manager to create a regular system of communication between program staff, site supervisors, and VISTAs; develop strategies to strengthen and enhance existing site partnerships; develop a calendar of semester site visits; assist and manage the VISTA recruitment process; maintain records of VISTA reports, assessments, and publicity materials; ensure that the state and national office has all required documents and paperwork from members; assist VISTA members as they prepare to end their year of service; work to develop additional project trainings and development sessions; work to develop a database of training best-practices; work with the university and Oxford community to develop projects for AmeriCorps Days of Service, create NMVP marketing materials; and plan ways to connect and involve alumni.

Program Benefits : Housing , Stipend , Living Allowance , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* , Education award upon successful completion of service .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time , Car recommended .

Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Homelessness , Housing , Children/Youth , Hunger , Education , Community Outreach .

Skills :
Computers/Technology .

Keywords: AmeriCorps, Jackson , The North Mississippi VISTA Project Team Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Jackson, Mississippi

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