CPDC VISTA Member

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary
Modest living allowance, Education Award at completion, parking benefit, free gym access
Posted
Dec 14, 2018
Closes
Jan 13, 2019
Ref
Volunteer Engagement
Degree Level
High School
Willingness to Travel
25 - 50%
Experience Level
Entry-level

Apply now for a 2019 VISTA service position opening at CPDC. Are you interested in national service, affordable housing, volunteering as a mission-critical strategy for program delivery? If so, CPDC is currently recruiting for a VISTA Member to serve within our organization. We will be hosting a VISTA member from Feb 2019 - Feb 2020 to help expand our volunteer engagement strategy to deliver our best in class resident services model to a growing number of affordable housing communities in our portfolio.

To apply for the position, follow this link: 

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=85203&fromSearch=true

To find out more about VISTA service visit the CNCS website. For specific questions about how the VISTA member will impact CPDC, email us at aevans@cpdc.org

Qualifications:

  • Public speaking or an interest in developing this skill
  • Interpersonal skills (emotional intelligence)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Case management experience (preferred)
  • Communication both written and verbal
  • Critical thinking
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Interest in, and ideally some experience working with, highly diverse populations of young adults from low-income backgrounds
  • Previous experience recruiting, training, or coordinating volunteers a plus
  • Attention to detail and experience organizing events

Required Terms of Service:

  • One year of service: New positions begin February 1, 2019. The term of service will end February 1, 2020.
  • Full-Time Service: Minimum of 35 hours per week, however, all VISTAs follow organization policies and likely will serve an average of 40 hours per week, with increased hours at times.
  • Must be 18 years or older, successfully complete a National Sex Offender and fingerprint criminal history search, and be a US citizen or lawful permanent citizen of the US.

Benefits:

In addition to a modest living allowance, VISTA members are eligible for a Segal Education Award and federal non-competitive eligibility upon completion of their service. Follow this link to find out more about the VISTA position, stipend, and national service.

  • Monthly Metro or parking benefit offered ($115/month)
  • Mileage reimbursement for site-based and meeting related work
  • Free gym access within Silver Spring office building

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