AmeriCorps*VISTA, PathwaysPA

Posted by on July 9, 2007

PathWaysPA is currently recruiting for an Americorps* VISTA to work in our self-sufficiency department. The Self-Sufficiency Department projects focus on increasing financial literacy, providing information and assistance on benefits, free income tax preparation and tax credits education and links to sustaining career choices for low-income working individuals and families. Specifically, the VISTA will help build partnerships with local and state organizations and agencies, recruit and manage volunteers, develop procedures and mechanisms for evaluating our progress, develop processes and fundraising ideas in order to sustain the department, develop and update department publications and assist in our advocacy and policy work. This position is based in a Philadelphia suburb near public transportation.


? Some College Course-work (Degree preferred)
? Basic Computer Skills (Intermediate or Advanced a plus)
? Strong Interpersonal Skills
? Strong Work Ethic
? Good Communication Skills ? Oral & Written
? Good Organizational Skills
? Experience working with diverse populations
? Interest in Non-profit and/or Financial Education

Americorps* VISTA Benefits:

? Monthly Stipend ? Approximately $900/month
? Health Benefits
? Transportation Reimbursement
? Child Care Assistance (for those who qualify)
? Relocation Assistance (for those who qualify)
? End of year Stipend ($1,200) or Educational Award ($4,725)
? Life Insurance Option

To learn more about AmeriCorps* benefits visit <a href=""></a>.

To apply, send your resume to Joy McManus, Community Outreach Coordinator, at

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