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Job Description: Become an AmeriCorps VISTA at United Way of Utah County. 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, health insurance and other benefits. An AmeriCorps VISTA position is open in Provo to help local families find peace of mind and financial stability through expanding the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program’s reach to low-income community members. The VITA Program Expansion AmeriCorps VISTA will revitalize volunteer training and recruitment for the program, will reach out to new partners to increase the scope of the program’s impact, and explore new ways to help clients use tax time to lay the foundation for year-round financial stability.

The position is a full-year commitment.

Responsibilities:
-Develop a local VITA coalition comprised of stakeholders in the community that can support the program
-Identify new marketing avenues for clients and volunteers in the VITA program
-Develop year-round volunteer recruitment marketing campaign
-Create marketing collateral
-Develop streamlined volunteer management and retention protocol
-Evaluate existing training processes and adapt to increase their effectiveness
-Create new, effective training materials for volunteers

Benefits:
-Living Allowance ($1,026 a month pre-taxes)
-At the end of year of service, the VISTA can choose an Education Award ($5,775) or End of Service Cash Stipend ($1,810)
-10 vacation and 10 sick days
-Health Coverage (does not cover the actual cost of plan, but expenses accrued from medical visits) -Relocation Allowance -Childcare assistance if eligible
-Can count what hours you need of the position towards an internship

Requirements:
-Full-time service for one year
-Cannot be a full-time student (since it is full-time work, this is too difficult)
-Possibility of minimum work or school part-time- not to interfere with service
-Some college experience
-At least 18 years of age
-General office and computer skills
-US Citizen or permanent resident
- Spanish language skills preferred
- Tax preparation experience preferred
Location: Provo, UT

Information

How to Apply: TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to clairew@unitedwayuc.org by April 30, 2019. An online application with AmeriCorps is also required after the interview process is complete.
Closing Date: 04/30/19