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The city of Phoenix has AmeriCorps positions available for civic-minded, passionate, and highly talented students and professionals. AmeriCorps is a national organization that enables people to join organizations so they can give back to the community. It is a highly respected program that offers a wide variety of benefits and opportunities for citizens that are looking to become engaged in their community. 

Additionally, AmeriCorps positions provide job experience and great professional growth for participants. The Mayor's Office, City Manager's Office, City Council, and the Neighborhood Services Department are just a few of the departments that have hosted AmeriCorps positions in the past here at the city of Phoenix. The term of these positions is typically a year with a chance to renew for a second year.


 

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AmeriCorps VISTA - ConnectHome 2019

The VISTA member’s primary objective is to increase the number of available resources and maximize existing resources to expand connectivity, device distribution and attendance at digital literacy classes to improve academic results, workplace preparedness and access to previously unavailable resources. The VISTA will have an opportunity to develop and create a grant application plan identifying potential funding sources to expand the program. The VISTA will evaluate the current marketing strategy and materials and identify areas of improvement. They will develop and implement a revised plan designed to increase understanding and participation of residents in the ConnectHome program. Lastly, the VISTA will develop a data collection mechanism to centralize all materials and data. This new system will be utilized throughout the life of the program to track resident engagement, track program goals and centralize documents. For more information and to apply click here.