Goodwill VISTA Partnership

Position Summary

Position details

Term Date: Flexible Start Dates for Year-Long Position
Location: Statewide, ME
Focus Area: Community Outreach, Economic Development, Poverty, Social Media
Manchester Excels

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England serves Maine, New Hampshire, and Northern Vermont. Goodwill NNE’s AmeriCorps staff operates 5 AmeriCorps programs and is passionate about national service. We work hard to make a positive impact in the community by creating outstanding volunteer opportunities. We believe in the power of national service and do our best to safe guard its reputation.

AmeriCorps VISTA Members build capacity while combatting poverty at a variety of partner agencies across the states of Maine and New Hampshire through indirect service such as creating and running programs, fundraising and grant writing, communications work, increasing social media presence, recruiting volunteers, assisting with community assessments, and other projects. Focus areas of partner agencies include public health, food security, environmental justice, educational support, youth development, housing, and more!

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Benefits

  • Bi-Weekly Living Allowance of $877/Biweekly
  • Relocation Allowance of $750 plus $.40 per mile (for those moving more than 50 miles)
  • Health Benefits
  • Childcare Reimbursement if Eligible
  • Student Loan Forbearance for eligible federal loans (interest paid by AmeriCorps)
  • SNAP Eligibility (depending on financial situation)
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Life Navigator (on-staff licensed counselor for members)
  • Choice of Segal AmeriCorps Education Award ($7300) or an end-of-term bonus ($1800) upon term completion
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility for federal employment for one-year post-term

*Individuals are limited to two full Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards in their lifetime

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Organization

Goodwill VISTA Partnership

Statewide, ME

Goodwill VISTA Partnership

The Goodwill VISTA Partnership works to reduce poverty in communities across Maine and New Hampshire through indirect service, such as creating and running programs, fundraising and grant writing, communications work, increasing social media presence, recruiting volunteers, as well as assisting with community assessments, among other projects. Focus areas of partner agencies include public health, food security, environmental justice, educational support, youth development, housing, and more!