Now Hiring: VITA AmeriCorps Member

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS

  • At least 18 years of age on the first day of service
  •  A citizen, national, or permanent resident of the United States
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A demonstrated commitment to national and community service
  • A dedication to completing all service requirements
  • Access to reliable transportation (public transportation or personal transport) to/from assigned Service Site
  • Clear a National Sex Offender Public Registry and criminal history background checks

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to serve effectively and collaboratively with diverse staff, beneficiaries, and communities and value differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socioeconomic circumstances
  • Capable of working independently and as a team player
  • Willingness to learn new skills and share that knowledge with others
  • Basic computer skills and computer and internet-based programs for use in communication and record-keeping requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Over the next ten (10) months, Member-Fellow will engage in activities designed to enhance the programs and services of Pathfinder Services. Member-Fellow will fulfill a key role in the organization by increasing the capacity of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to integrate financial capability strategies and carry out the organization’s vision and mission. This will be done generally by:
  • Increasing awareness of the Pathfinder VITA program in Wabash County
  • Assisting in the recruitment and training of VITA volunteers
  • Engaging with VITA clients to ensure they receive comprehensive information on local resources
  • Fully integrating into the Pathfinder Services staff to ensure optimal training, guidance, and tools