PHENND Seeks VISTAs for Nonprofit Fellows program – Jun 23
Posted by PHENND on February 28, 2023
Join a cohort that works to strengthen communities and alleviate poverty by building capacity at local Philadelphia nonprofits. Be one of 18 full-time AmeriCorps VISTAs serving in various nonprofits across the region as “PHENND Fellows.”
About this project:
PHENND Fellows places passionate and talented college graduates with local Philadelphia nonprofits as AmeriCorps VISTA members. The program has a three-fold mission (1) Support local nonprofits fighting poverty across a wide range of issues (2) Train and retain local talent to stay and work in Philadelphia and (3) Develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders.
PHENND Fellows will have up to 18 specific sites for the 2023-2024 program year. Each of those positions will be listed separately on MyAmeriCorps and if you have a specific interest in one or more of them, please apply for them directly. You will find all of them once you search the listings using PHENND as the program name.
Benefits & Compensation
AmeriCorps VISTAs commit to a full-time year of service for a minimal living stipend of approximately $22,882 per year. VISTA members are provided health coverage and loan forbearance for any current federal student loans. Upon completion of the full year, they also receive an AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,895 that can be used to pay for future educational expenses and/or pay off federal student loans. SEPTA Transpass provided. Note, we expect most sites to return to in-person service, though there may be some that are virtual and/or hybrid.
All PHENND Fellows will also receive extensive professional development as a cohort, in addition to any site specific training. PHENND Fellows participate in monthly diversity/equity training, “Visits with Civic Leaders,” and other training/professional development. PHENND Fellows are also allowed to take up to two courses at the La Salle Nonprofit Center (or other similar conferences/training) paid for by the program. PHENND Fellows will also be provided with a monthly transpass or have local travel (non-commuting) reimbursed. Members also have access to member emergency fund through the City of Philadelphia.
- February 28-June 20 — Application open. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. Expect a phone interview if your application passes an initial review.
- March 31-June 23 — Top candidates interviewed by one or more host site organization. Offers made.
- June 30 — Deadline to accept PHENND Fellow offer
- August 1, 2023 — Program start date
- July 31, 2024 – Program end date
Links to postings for specific sites/positions below.
- PHENND Fellows – Data Justice Fellow (AVP)
- PHENND Fellows – Post-Secondary Success Project Coordinator (Big Brother, Big Sister)
- PHENND Fellows – Feast of Justice Community Building Liaison (Feast of Justice)
- PHENND Fellows – Feast of Justice Impact Alignment Coordinator (Feast of Justice)
- PHENND Fellows – Heights Philadelphia Development Associate (Heights Philadelphia)
- PHENND Fellows – Youth Engagement Program Coordinator (Mitzvah Circle)
- PHENND Fellows – Immigrant Education Liaison (Nationalities Service Center)
- PHENND Fellows – Campus Farm and Food Access Specialist (Penn Food and Wellness)
- PHENND Fellows – Petey Greene Program Volunteer Coordinator (The Petey Greene Project)
- PHENND Fellows – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator (Philadelphia Academies, Inc.)
- PHENND Fellows – School Leaders Communications Coordinator (Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders)
- PHENND Fellows – Philadelphia Ed Fund Persistence Fellow (Philadelphia Education Fund)
- PHENND Fellows – Phila Zoo Neighborhood Conservation Coord (Philadelphia Zoo)
- PHENND Fellows – PRISE STEM Educator Network Coordinator (Philadelphia Regional Institute for STEM Educators)
- PHENND Fellows – Partnership Coordinator (SDP Office of Strategic Partnerships)
- PHENND Fellows – Rebel Ventures Curriculum Coordinator (Rebel Ventures)
- PHENND Fellows – Teach Plus Communications Fellow (Teach Plus)
- PHENND Fellows – Workshop School Outreach Coordinator (the Workshop School)
- PHENND Fellows – YESPhilly Career Opportunities Developer (YESPhilly)
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