Each VISTA member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a modest living allowance and limited health benefit options during their service, and have the option of receiving a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or post-service stipend after completing their service. About 6,500 VISTAs are placed each year in more than 1,200 projects in low-income communities around the country.
If you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, Business, Communications, Marketing, Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, Historic Preservation, Public History, Community Planning and Development or other similar field, you are eligible to apply.
Located in the City of Victor City Hall, the VISTA will work with the City’s Main Street Manager to develop relationships and partnerships with downtown commercial building owners, realtors and economic development organizations to build consensus around the VictorRE project and develop a strategic plan that will include information on the economics of Victor and economic opportunities available. Additionally, the VISTA will work to develop a business recruitment plan and work with property owners to identify leasable space and market to entrepreneurs and investors. Planning and coordination of meetings and other forms of outreach will be required to ensure the success of this project.
Come join the City for a year! For more information, please contact Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org.