AmeriCorps VISTA- Community Volunteer Recruiter//

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AmeriCorps VISTA members live and serve in some of our nation’s poorest urban and rural areas. With passion, commitment, and hard work, they create or expand programs designed to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Each VISTA member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency. To learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA program, please visit: National Serivce AmeriCorps Vista FAQS

Austin Partners in Education (APIE) creates and fosters effective community and school partnerships that provide all Austin Independent School District (Austin ISD) students preparation for college and career. The VISTA project will seek to expand APIE program capacity focused on Austin ISD's under-resourced schools to meet the tremendous need for low-income student academic and personal support from elementary through high school. Currently serving a student population that is 90% economically disadvantaged, APIE expects to support at least 3,300 students each year over the three-year course of the project. To meet the overarching objectives of the project: a) Developing and implementing a volunteer and community support strategy for targeted Austin ISD schools and b) Placing more adult volunteers in the classroom to work with high-needs students at Title I schools, the VISTA member (Community Volunteer Recruiter) will perform activities related to community outreach and volunteer recruitment. To learn more about APIE, please visit:


Member Responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach with business, faith-based, and community organizations within the school communities served by APIE
  • Organize volunteer recruitment campaigns that target key business, faith-based and community organizations
  • Attend community events to build volunteer base, including hosting tables at recruitment fairs and corporate "lunch & learn" events
  • Participate in email and phone bank campaigns to meet volunteer recruitment goals and track organizations’ contacts and campaigns in SalesForce database
  • Shooting and editing photos and videos of APIE activities and events
  • Developing Implementing media designs for key recruitment initiatives in collaboration with the development team
  • Assembling and distribution of recruitment materials such as flyers, web media, video, email templates, and brochures


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree, Comfortable with public speaking, Digital marketing skills, Proficiency in Adobe software, Strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Skills

Team Work, Community Organization, Non-Profit Management, Recruitment, Education, Communications, Computers/Technology  



Pr   Program Benefits: 

Living Allowance, Training, Relocation Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Health Coverage*.

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Accepting Applications: 4/22/2017 - 6/24/2017

Start Date: 8/14/2017
End Date: 8/27/2018

To Apply: Please visit the Americorps Vista Posting Here

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