City of Memphis VISTA Leader

Job posting
Closing date: 22 July 2019

 

 

 

We are seeking a former Peace Corps or AmeriCorps Alum who has displayed exceptional leadership skills, as well as passion for community service. This person will lead a team of up to 10 VISTAs serving at multiple location within the Memphis Community. Our VISTA Leader will work closely with the City of Memphis VISTA Coordinator and VISTA members to ensure effective implementation of the poverty reduction initiatives our VISTA members will be assigned to perform. Our Leader will oversee data collection to be certain it is correct and done in a timely manner. A successful VISTA Leader must be a great communicator, dynamic trainer, and thoughtful advocate who seeks to ensure our VISTA Members get the most out of their year of service. As VISTA Leader, you will be expected to serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding CNCS and VISTA Campus. This VISTA Leader assignment is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and to gain leadership and management experience.

The VISTA Leader will help the City of Memphis to expand a successful program going into its fourth year. The VISTA Leader will serve as trainer, coach, mentor, and ambassador to VISTA Members and liaison between Members and Supervisors. The Leader will support recruiting, training, and tracking progress of VISTA Members as well as aiding with supervisor reporting duties. The Leader will be charged with keep open and active communication between Members and Supervisors, conducting site visits, monitoring the progress of Members’ assignments, and providing appropriate feedback. CRITICAL SKILLS: Team Leader | Project Manager | Organized | Coach | Positive Communicator | Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills | Technological Skills

Apply at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=52898&fromSearch=true

How to apply

We are seeking a former Peace Corps or AmeriCorps Alum who has displayed exceptional leadership skills, as well as passion for community service. This person will lead a team of up to 10 VISTAs serving at multiple location within the Memphis Community. Our VISTA Leader will work closely with the City of Memphis VISTA Coordinator and VISTA members to ensure effective implementation of the poverty reduction initiatives our VISTA members will be assigned to perform. Our Leader will oversee data collection to be certain it is correct and done in a timely manner. A successful VISTA Leader must be a great communicator, dynamic trainer, and thoughtful advocate who seeks to ensure our VISTA Members get the most out of their year of service. As VISTA Leader, you will be expected to serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) regarding CNCS and VISTA Campus. This VISTA Leader assignment is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and to gain leadership and management experience.

Member Duties : The VISTA Leader will help the City of Memphis to expand a successful program going into its fourth year. The VISTA Leader will serve as trainer, coach, mentor, and ambassador to VISTA Members and liaison between Members and Supervisors. The Leader will support recruiting, training, and tracking progress of VISTA Members as well as aiding with supervisor reporting duties. The Leader will be charged with keep open and active communication between Members and Supervisors, conducting site visits, monitoring the progress of Members’ assignments, and providing appropriate feedback. CRITICAL SKILLS: Team Leader | Project Manager | Organized | Coach | Positive Communicator | Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills | Technological Skills

Apply at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=52898&fromSearch=true 

Location

125 North Main St.
Room 1B-38
Memphis, TN 38103
United States
Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE):
No

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