VMP will sponsor ten (10) VISTA members including three (3) VISTA
members who will provide capacity at VMP in full-time positions as
Technology Specialist, Data Specialist and Training and Event
Specialist as well as a LEADER (1) with previous VISTA experience.
These VISTA opportunities are from June 2012-May 2013.
Six (6) VISTA members will be assigned to competitively selected
mentoring or youth development host sites across Central Virginia.
Information packets regarding host sites, including directions for
completing a Letter of Intent, are available from VMP after February
27, 2012. The full-time VISTA positions, from August 2012 to July 2013
will be posted following host site selection. An information session
regarding the program is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 1:00
pm at the VMP offices (2500 W. Broad Street, 3rd Floor/Science Museum
To learn more about the program, VISTA member opportunities or to
receive a project information packet, contact Miriam Davidow,
Director, Strategic Services,firstname.lastname@example.org. or call
Virginia Mentoring Partnership at?804-828-1536.
This program aims to build the capacity at VMP and of mentoring
programs and youth development organizations in Virginia. With the
approval of VMP’s Board of Directors and with the support of the
Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), VMP is proud to
offer this program to the mentoring community. With a focus on the
organizational systems that directly impact the quality of youth
mentoring relationships, the VISTA Mentoring Program infuses human
capital and resources into select start-up or existing host mentoring
programs to support and/or develop organizational capacity, resiliency
and drive to improved outcomes.
AmeriCorps VISTA is the national service program designed specifically
to fight poverty. Authorized in 1964 and founded as Volunteers in
Service to America in 1965, VISTA was?incorporated into the AmeriCorps
network of programs in 1993. VISTA has been on the front lines in the
fight against poverty in America for more than 45 years.