Job Title:  VISTA Community Engagement Specialist (VISTA CES)

The VISTA Community Engagement Specialist (VISTA CES) will build capacity for the initiative and the community to help bring individuals and communities out of poverty. (S)he will develop a framework that expands the scale and reach of the initiative to encourage residents to participate in listening sessions, focus groups, public surveys (online and paper) and information forums. The VISTA CES will provide assistance in the preparation of needs assessments, develop community assessment tools, help develop workforce development programs, progress reports, manage information culled from the Task Force, workgroups, community stakeholders and guide data collection and interpret data.   

Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , 

Training :    *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit  

Terms : Car recommended .    Service Areas : Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach .   

Skills : Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Team Work