Postions Available at AmeriCorps VISTA Host Sites

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a national service program that works to alleviate poverty. The IAMNCC VISTA Community Corps program focuses on health, economic opportunity and education, working with our VISTA host sites to strengthen relationships between institutions of higher education and the communities they serve. See below for specific opportunities with our 2021-22 VISTA Host Sites. Positions start July or August 2021 with deadlines to apply June or July 2021, respectively. Iowa Opportunities Catherine McAuley Center: Children’s Learning Center; Cedar Rapids, IA Help us create a community of learners! Help develop educational curriculum for children to learn and grow…

NOW HIRING: VISTA and Minnesota Operations Program Coordinator

VISTA and Minnesota Operations Program Coordinator POSITION OVERVIEW Working closely with the Program Manager for Community Impact and Director of Member Engagement and Minnesota Operations, the program coordinator will provide both 1) general and logistical support to member engagement initiatives and Minnesota operations and 2) key support to the Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact VISTA program, including member recruitment and selection, member training and support, and site recruitment, training and support. This will include advising the VISTA Leader(s). In collaboration with the VISTA team, this position will also include providing web-based and in-person training, conflict resolution, and compliance monitoring support…

Hiring: Program Coordinator

Job Title: Program Coordinator Organization: Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact Location: 1111 9th St. Ste. 225, Des Moines, IA 50314 or remote within the state of Iowa Job-Type: Full-Time Compensation: $35,000-45,000 annually commensurate with experience Benefits: Full health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits (IPERS eligible) through Iowa Western Community College (host institution) Reports To: Executive Director Application Deadline: The priority deadline to apply is February 12, 2021. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Monique Ellefson at mellefson {at} compact(.)org. This is an immediate opening, but start date can be negotiated   Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact is seeking a…

Seeking Host Sites for AmeriCorps VISTA Members in 2021-2022

Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact (IAMNCC) is seeking higher education, nonprofit, or government agencies to serve as host sites for our Campus Compact VISTA Community Corps. AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a federally funded program that seeks to build capacity for organizations that alleviate poverty in our communities. AmeriCorps VISTA members will serve full-time for one year beginning in summer 2021. Selected sites receive an AmeriCorps VISTA position for up to three years to build capacity in one of three priority areas: health, education, or opportunity. IAMNCC is especially interested in supporting host sites and/or projects relating…

Civic Action Academy Travel Scholarships Available

Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact are offering a limited number of travel scholarships to students attending the 2019 Civic Action Academy. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Sunday, October 27, 2019. More information about the scholarship, including how to apply, is listed below. Who is eligible to apply? Students interested in applying for the scholarship must meet the following criteria. Be currently enrolled at a Campus Compact member institution Register and attend the 2019 Civic Action Academy Campus Compact AmeriCorps members are not eligible to apply for this scholarship. Travel support is available through the AmeriCorps program. Contact…

Now Hiring: Summer Reading Corps Positions

Iowa Campus Compact is seeking student applicants for the Summer Reading Corps AmeriCorps Program! Summer Reading Corps provides an invaluable opportunity for nonprofits in the state of Iowa to expand their reach to deliver reading programs to children, teens, and adults in their community. The program provides the agency with a nine-week paid full-time AmeriCorps volunteer to deliver local summer reading programming. Students interested in applying for these positions should follow the link after each description to learn more and apply. Positions serve 9 weeks during the summer to help develop or implement summer literacy programs across the state of…

Now Hiring: Summer VISTA Positions

Organizations have been selected and are now hiring for the 2019 Summer VISTA program. Iowa Campus Compact’s VISTA Summer Associates will be placed in community agencies and on college campuses to work on projects including the development of new curricula for youth programming, developing new partnerships with community agencies who serve youth, recruiting volunteers to serve youth over the summer, developing strategies to retain those volunteers, and providing direct tutoring and mentoring services to Iowa’s youth. Students interested in applying can review position descriptions and contact vistaleader {at} compact(.)org. Applications will be considered by the host sites on a rolling basis until May…

Request for Proposals: Campus Compact Evaluation

Iowa Campus Compact is requesting proposals from evaluation consultants for two new projects. Funding for the evaluations is generously provided by Volunteer Iowa through the Corporation for National and Community Service. The deadline to submit proposals for either project is March 29, 2019. Proposals should be submitted in writing to Justin Ellis by email (jellis {at} compact(.)org) or mail (1111 9th St, Suite 225, Des Moines, IA 50314). Questions can be directed to Justin Ellis (jellis {at} compact(.)org or 515-505-3670). Details on each RFP can be found in the following files: Request for Proposals: Civic Competencies Evaluation (PDF) (Updated to list correct deadline of…

Now Hiring: Tyson Community Internship Program

Nonprofit organizations have been selected and are now hiring for the 2019 Summer Community Internship Program. This is the second year of this program, which provides a valuable opportunity for college students to gain professional experience in nonprofits while making a positive impact in local communities.   In Iowa, 18 organizations in Council Bluffs, Sioux City, and Storm Lake and border communities of Omaha and South Sioux City, Nebraska will have 22 funded positions.  Students interested in applying can review job descriptions and apply through an online form as soon as possible. Applications will be considered by the organizations on…