AmeriCorps VISTA job opportunity! This position will be hired through AmeriCorps VISTA and work at Parent Network of WNY.
Serve New York mobilizes AmeriCorps VISTA members to serve organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions focused on the needs of veteran and military families, improving and expanding educational opportunities, ensuring economic opportunity for all, and creating healthy futures to the residents of NY. The goal of Serve New York is to strengthen communities across the State, and to allow organizations within them to better provide services to impoverished individuals and families. The Serve New York program has partner organizations in Buffalo, Rochester, Lyons, Ithaca, Geneva, and White Plains. While serving, members receive support from the VISTA team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. The support includes monthly trainings, a social network of fellow members, and daily support from VISTA leaders.
This project will focus on meeting the needs of military families by conducting needs assessments, adapting resources and curricula, developing videos and providing training. The VISTA member will develop a marketing plan for military families. The results enable families to learn about special education rules, services and roles and responsibilities; for family members by Parent Network of WNY and the community. The VISTA member will assist to: Identify unmet needs of military families, develop/update Parent Network of WNY resources targeting the needs of military families, and provide targeted outreach to military families to learn about Parent Network of WNY and community supports.
Visit Serve New York VISTA for more information and to apply.