SERVE AS A VISTA

AmeriCorps

Current VISTA positions available through Virginia Mentoring Partnership

From grassroots to well-established mentoring programs, Virginia Mentoring Partnership has found a place for VISTAs throughout the state of Virginia.

Accepting Applications! Read more about the opportunities available at our host sites:

 

BeFriend-A-Child

Fairfax County, Virginia

Virginia Mentoring Partnership is searching for a Mentoring Program Coordinator to serve as a Year 2 VISTA with Fairfax County’s Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Division BeFriend-A-Child Mentoring Program. The program exists to match adult volunteers with children between the ages of 5-12 who are in need of a mentor. As a second year program, the VISTA will responsible for building upon the foundation set by the prior VISTA Member. This includes: using research based best practices, The Elements of Effective Practice in Mentoring, to enhance and supplement existing volunteer recruitment, screening, training, match support & monitoring system and closure. Activities include creating and implementing recruitment schedules, events and materials.

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Virginia Mentoring Partnership (VMP)

Richmond, Virginia

The VISTA Recruitment and Outreach Specialist (ROS) will be instrumental in setting the foundation for VMP to become a mentor recruitment and referral hub. The VISTA ROS will focus on developing public awareness strategies as well as setting the foundation for a multi-year, collaborative recruitment project. Tasks will include developing and implementing a system to handle all mentor referrals, developing metrics to measure successful mentor recruitment, creating materials and presentations on mentor recruitment, provide leadership and coordination to mentor recruitment activities, outreach, awareness campaigns, and tabling events throughout the year.

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Learn more about giving a year of service with AmeriCorps VISTA

Please contact Vanessa Reyes, VISTA Supervisor, at vanessa@vamentoring.org with any questions.