FIRST is currently looking to fill positions in our AmeriCorps VISTA Program for the 2014-2015 season.
You can find out more about the FIRST VISTA Program HERE
The VISTA program at FIRST strives to match an AmeriCorps VISTA members to our field structure in support of teams within underserved communities. The FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA mission is to create and expand the vision of FIRST by working in areas that are underserved: lower socio-economic communities, rural areas, and areas that have little or no support or resources to be able to easily access STEM initiatives. VISTAs work closely with all teams in their area as general support, with a strong focus in underserved populations.
This is the perfect position for a FIRST alumnus, recent college graduate, or retired Coach or Mentor.
Benefits of the position include: relocation assistance, a monthly living stipend, forbearance of student loans, an education or cash award at the end of service, health coverage, and life insurance. Another benefit is the possibility of visiting FIRST Headquarters in New Hampshire and going to Championship in St. Louis! The biggest bonus is working with FIRST!
There are currently openings in:
Manchester, NH (HQ)
Portland, OR Kansas City, MO Iowa City, IA Austin, TX
There are also additional opportunities opening soon!
To apply please visit the AmeriCorps portal and search for within the “Advanced Search” function on the right hand side of the screen, enter “FIRST” and you can sort listings based on location where positions exist.
For more information you can contact any member of our VISTA Management Team:
Casey (FIRST HQ VISTA) at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Rosy (VISTA Program Coordinator) at email@example.com,
or Lindsey (FIRST VISTA Leader) at firstname.lastname@example.org.