Now Hiring 6 Summer VISTAs

NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, a community development corporation in Northern RI, is recruiting for 6 full time AmeriCorps VISTA positions for this summer.

Ideal candidates will:

  • have initiative
  • be dedicated
  • 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 focus on community development and include youth programs, community outreach, environmental awareness, neighborhood beautification, economic development, public safety, community health, and access to education. 

VISTA’s will receive a $432 bi-weekly stipend, a $1,132 education award, and professional development and training opportunities. VISTA’s must begin service June 11th and will complete ten weeks of service on August 17th. 

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter stating why you want to spend a summer of service with AmeriCorps to Margaux Morisseau, Director of Community Building and Organizing. Applications must be received by May 1, 2012. Additional questions and information about the positions are welcome by email or phone at 401-762-0993 ext. 233.

Learn more about NWBRV's work with the AmeriCorps program here.