AmeriCorps Vista Economic Development Associate needed

MRCDC is looking to engage an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member to assist in supporting major planning and development efforts.

In supporting MRCDC’s effort in the Sto-Rox communities, the VISTA member will be working in alignment with the organizational principles of ‘Community Empowerment,’ ‘Sustainable Solutions,’ and ‘Capacity Building.’ These efforts will lead to a healthier space for our residents, a stronger economic base of small businesses, and a stronger tax base to support further investment in the school district and additional improvements. 

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program dedicated to ending poverty by building the capacity of nonprofit organizations and public agencies. A federal program administered through the Corporation for National & Community Service, VISTA attracts more than 7,000 Americans a year to engage in anti-poverty activities in communities throughout the nation. 

More information on the job and AmeriCorps VISTA compensation rates can be found here.