MCSC seeks AmeriCorps VISTA Youth Initiatives Resource Coordinator ​

The Michigan Community Service Commission is accepting resumes for the AmeriCorps VISTA Youth Initiatives Resource Coordinator positions.  Send your resume and why you are interested in this opportunity to David Martus at MartusD@michigan.gov by January 10, 2018.  

Feel free to contact us with any questions at 517- 335-4295.

Serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with a team to develop solutions to decrease the opportunity gaps faced by youth - in particular young men and women of color. Identify and make accessible for youth, community resources that will assist them with excelling in school and pursuing future goals.  Assist with enhancing or developing systems to recruit, engage, and manage volunteers for programs that support youth.  Guide youth in knowing how to be involved in making a difference in their communities through service and having a voice in implementing change. Promote increased access to information and removing barriers to youth pursuing college, skilled trades’ trainings, or youth employment. Positions are available in Lansing, Detroit and Flint.

  • Serve as part of a team to develop solutions to decrease the opportunity gaps faced by youth - in particular young men and women of color. 
  • Identify and make accessible community resources that will help youth with excelling in school and pursuing future goals.  
  • Assist with enhancing or developing systems to recruit, engage, and manage volunteers.  
  • Guide youth with being involved in making a difference in their communities through service and having a voice in implementing change. 
  • Promote increased access to information and remove barriers to pursue college, skilled trades’ trainings, or employment.

With AmeriCorps VISTA, you have a chance to live and serve in a Michigan. For a one year commitment, you will receive a modest living allowance, a $5,815 education award (to put towards education expenses like student loans or for future education), health and childcare coverage, and many more benefits.