Americorps Birmingham , AL 35202
Posted 2 months ago
City of Birmingham Mayor's Initiative VISTA
The City of Birmingham Mayor's Initiative VISTAs, recognizing the complex nature of poverty and its contributing factors, will address the infrastructure, health, and economic growth of vulnerable demographics in the City of Birmingham. In the spirit of empowerment, this program seeks to educate youth and aid low-income households.
Informed of the mayor's strategic plan, the VISTA Program will forge partnerships with local agencies to create a network through which citizens experiencing various levels of hardship are redirected and set on the path to betterment. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.
Member Duties : Members will be oriented on municipal government and learn how the city operates by working alongside professionals daily. Members will build capacity in various city departments and help assist with city-led initiatives & projects all while focusing on the Mayor's strategic goals.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible .
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time , Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Homeland Security , Education , Community and Economic Development , Public Health AmeriCorps , Disaster Relief , Homelessness , Environment , Public Safety , Children/Youth , Ex-Offender Reentry , Hunger , Entrepreneur/Business , Housing , Neighborhood Revitalization , Technology , Community Outreach , Health .
Leadership , General Skills , Youth Development , Veterans , Team Work , Teaching/Tutoring , Recruitment , Community Organization , Law , Environment , First Aid , Non-Profit Management , Computers/Technology , Conflict Resolution , Public Health , Fine Arts/Crafts , Urban Planning , Writing/Editing , Business/Entrepreneur , Public Speaking , Disaster Services , Education , Counseling , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Communications , Social Services .