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AmeriCorps VISTA Community Engagement Coordinator

Thirty-seven million Americans live in poverty. Through AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference.

Become an AmeriCorps VISTA at the United Way of Northern Utah. AmeriCorps VISTA is a National program where community members have the opportunity to serve in local nonprofits for one year helping to eliminate poverty. In return for service, members receive a living allowance, healthcare allowance and other benefits. An AmeriCorps VISTA position is open in Ogden Utah to help increase our capacity fundraise and recruit volunteers. VISTA will assist in creating processes and systems for key events to engage the community to volunteer and/or donate. VISTA will also help to research and develop a corporate sponsorship program and help identify key community stakeholders and donors. 

VISTA is needed to start at the end of March, date TBA. The position is a full-year commitment. 

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Job Description:
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  • Help plan and support volunteer and community engagement events
  • Assist with creating processes and systems for key events to engage the community to volunteer and/or donate
  • Assist with developing marketing templates for outreach and promotion
  • Research and develop corporate sponsorship program
  • Strengthen systems and processes in order to increase our ability to grow community engagement

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Position Requirements:
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  • Full-time service for one year without another job
  • Cannot be a full-time student (since it is full-time work, this is too difficult)
  • Some college experience
  • At least 18 years of age
  • General office and computer skills
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite

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Benefits:
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  • Living Allowance ($12,000 per year, pre-taxes)
  • At the end of one year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($6,095) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,800)
  • Healthcare allowance (must have own insurance)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Childcare assistance if eligible
  • Hours can count toward an internship

For more information, contact Liz Corona at 801-399-5584

How to Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Liz Corona lcorona@uwnu.org. An online application with AmeriCorps is also required after the interview process is complete. 

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