We’re Hiring an AmeriCorps VISTA (Brown University)

March 20, 2018

Generation Citizen (GC) is looking for an exceptional and energetic professional to join our team as an AmeriCorps VISTA through Brown University’s Swearer Center. This position will support capacity building efforts at Brown University, and is an ideal fit for a proactive and meticulous leader who has previous experience working with college student groups and community organizations.

Description: Housed at the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University, the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship is a full-time, post-graduate service and fellowship opportunity. The Swearer Center works to create a community of scholars, students, practitioners, and community members that work together to build on community strengths and address community challenges. The fellowship is committed to change in our community by developing high impact, sustainable and reciprocal community partnerships.

VISTA Fellows are matched with one of eight potential site placements that work in the education, health, arts and/or economic justice sector.

VISTA fellow placement options include:

  • Generation Citizen
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers at D’Abate Community School and Hope High School
  • Beat the Streets Providence
  • Providence CityArts for Youth
  • Providence After School Alliance
  • Refugee Dream Center
  • RI Office of Innovation
  • Swearer Center – Academic Engagement
  • Swearer Center – Community Partnership

The fellowship provides high-impact professional development and training that enhances VISTA Fellows’ personal and professional skills. Trainings include role-specific support in data analysis, community organizing, and relationship building. Professional development workshops will also support VISTA members in advancing their careers. The fellowship is team-focused and provides a variety of resources to help fellows make the most of their service year experience.

Eligible candidates for the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship will be:

  • A US citizen or legal permanent resident
  • At least 18 years old
  • A college graduate (a minimum of a Bachelor’s)
  • Experienced in work with nonprofits

For more information or to apply, click here. The application deadline is Friday, April 6.

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