Unique Job Opportunity Available. Join AmeriCorps VISTA!

June 3, 2010

The Volunteer Center for Southern Nevada’s AmeriCorps VISTA Program is currently recruiting for an AmeriCorps VISTA Team Leader with the Volunteer Center. The Team Leader assigned to the Volunteer Center will serve as capacity builder with the Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada, a program of United Way of Southern Nevada to build organizational capacity and increase the impact of local nonprofit organizations. The VISTA Team Leader will help manage the Volunteer Center’s AmeriCorps VISTA program. The VISTA Team Leader will support the Volunteer Center’s VISTA members by providing one-on-one support, conducting regular site visits, organizing team meetings, trainings and service projects and compiling program data. The Team Leader will also outreach local nonprofit organizations, post opportunities on the Volunteer Center’s website, and assist with Volunteer Center projects and events as needed.

The Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada, a program of United Way of Southern Nevada, provides a link for individuals, families, teams, and corporate groups to join together and engage in meaningful volunteer opportunities throughout southern Nevada. The Volunteer Center is working to improve lives and build a stronger, healthier and safer community in partnership with other organizations to bring about long-lasting change. From motivating children to discover and learn, to serving hot meals to low income families, to caring for the environment and helping families be financially stable, residents of Southern Nevada are responding to critical needs.

Member Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate VISTA team meetings, trainings and service projects 
  • Conduct VISTA site visits and provide one-on-one support and mentoring to VISTA team members 
  • Compile VISTA program information for CNCS reports 
  • Assist in the recruitment and coordination of team members 
  • Build and maintain positive, professional relationships with partner organizations 
  • Create, plan and implement strategic volunteer opportunities that address long-term change in the community through directed volunteer activities
  • Coordinate volunteer efforts for national days of service and other special events
  • Develop effective volunteer recruitment strategies and volunteer management techniques 
  • Develop and maintain online volunteer opportunities by updating appropriate data and providing agencies with technical support and training as needed

Please click HERE for more information.
To apply for the AmeriCorps VISTA Team Leader position click HERE.
*To qualify for this position, you must have served at least one successful term as an AmeriCorps VISTA.


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