Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship

Monday, December 6th, 2021 from 11:00am to Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 3:00pm (ET)

About

The Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship is a full-time fellowship opportunity hosted through The Swearer Center at Brown University. VISTA fellows are matched with a local organization, state agency, or a Swearer Center team to build capacity in organizations fighting poverty. Examples of current VISTA fellowship sites include:


Beat the Streets Providence Impact Evaluation VISTA

Breakthrough Providence VISTA

Inspiring Minds Partnership and Outreach VISTA

Inspiring Minds Volunteer Engagement VISTA

Social Enterprise Greenhouse Communications and Outreach VISTA

Swearer Center Communications VISTA


This VISTA Fellowship provides high-impact professional development and training for our VISTA fellows. In addition Brown University Benefits, all AmeriCorps VISTA fellows have access to benefits that include, but are not limited to:


Biweekly Living Allowance

End-of-Service Award

Healthcare Benefit 

Childcare (if eligible)

Travel allowance

Reduction of Education Costs

Professional Development

Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) Status


For more information, please visit the VISTA benefits of service web page.


Eligibility:

A U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

At least 18 years old.

A high school graduate (diploma or GED).


Qualifications:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong computer skills.

Responsible and reliable.

Able to work in a dynamic environment.

Experience with volunteer work is preferred.


How to apply:

To apply, please visit the AmeriCorps applicant portal at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=78250


For more information, please visit us at: https://www.brown.edu/academics/college/swearer/programs/brown-university-americorps-vista-fellowship/196

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