NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, a community development corporation in Northern RI, is recruiting for 4 full time Americorps VISTA positions. Ideal candidates will
have some college experience
be comfortable working in diverse communities
have strong verbal and written skills
be computer literate
be comfortable with public speaking
Areas of service include asset development, community outreach, housing education and foreclosure prevention, access to services and higher education, and quality-of-life planning.
Vista’s will be offered free housing within the target community, a $10,908 stipend ($432 bi-weekly), a $4,725 education award, a health plan, and paid travel and training opportunities. Vista’s must be willing to attend a pre-service training in August and be ready to begin service August 23rd.
To apply, send resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 9, 2010. Additional questions and information about the positions are welcome by email or phone (401)762-0993 ext. 233. To learn more about the Americorps Vista program, visit http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista.asp.