Operations Support VISTA

Position Description

Conceptualize, design, and implement group and community-engaging projects which benefit Our House residents and the larger community; guide and support volunteers as they complete projects particularly in regard to grounds-maintenance and resident success; identify potential sources of donations and establish relationships with local material providers; collect materials to be used for campus improvement projects; prepare documents, respond to contractors, and gather quotes for material and labor costs; engage potential volunteers and explain current and future projects; organize materials and documents related to campus improvement projects.


What is AmeriCorps VISTA?

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a national community service program with the aim of expanding and strengthening the administrative, organizational, and financial capacity of anti-poverty organizations.  VISTA Members commit to one year of full-time service, for which they receive a modest living stipend.  At the conclusion of a successful term of service, VISTA Members are eligible for either a Segal Education Award or a cash payment.

Candidates must be passionate about serving the homeless in Central Arkansas.  Other requirements include a college degree and the ability to commit to one year of service (August 12th 2014 to August 15th 2015) at Our House with no outside employment.

To learn more about giving a year of service, please visit our AmeriCorps page.


How to Apply

There is a two-step application process:

  1. Send a cover letter and resume to Joy Ritchey at Put the position you are interested in as the subject line.
  2. Go to the AmeriCorps Portal, create an account and apply for the position online. If you need assistance with your online application, contact Joy Ritchey.


Helpful Links

The Our House AmeriCorps Page
Life in Little Rock
Corporation for National & Community Service Page
My AmeriCorps Portal

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In-Kind Donations VISTA
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