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VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) Volunteer Coordinator

General Info

Department: Senior Services

Location: St. Clair Shores and Southfield

Position Type: Full-Time Contract for One-Year


Rate of Pay: biweekly living allowance of $513.94


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Education Requirements:

Experience Requirements:

Special Requirements:


To apply for this position please visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=104480

Member Duties: As an AmeriCorps VISTA member at Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan, you will help create the volunteer aspect of the Senior Outreach Program that will allow us to serve a greater number of our area seniors in quantifiable and meaningful ways. Creating the volunteer management and recruitment portion of the program will also help engage the metro Detroit community in serving those most in need. The main function of the position will be to create and implement an online system to help connect volunteers to clients in need and recruit volunteers through various avenues. The VISTA will also create and execute service opportunities like food/gift card drives, major food distribution events, and single-day community action events like spring and fall cleanups at our clients' homes in coordination with local parishes in the AoD.

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

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

Terms :
Car recommended, Permits attendance at school during off hours, Permits working at another job during off-hours.

Service Areas :
Community Outreach, Elder Care.

Skills :
Experience w/ older population, Writing/Editing, Community Organization, Social Services, Public Speaking, Recruitment, Computers/Technology, Non-Profit Management, Communications, General Skills, Fundraising/Grant Writing.


Mark Johnson