Join us in making a difference in the pioneer valley
We’re tackling tough issues that make a lasting difference and create opportunities for greatness – like graduating college and preparing career-ready teens; helping folks find jobs and keep more of what they earn; enabling access to quality health care; and ensuring everyone has a safe place to call home.
Thrive VISTA: United Way of Pioneer Valley seeks a motivated, confident individual to serve as a full-time Americorps VISTA member to provide capacity-building for our Thrive Financial Success Centers by expanding outreach and social media marketing, continuing to cultivate community partnerships, and gathering and analyzing data from outcomes. The Thrive Centers provide financial coaching and other services for low to moderate income people. A background in financial literacy is a plus.
Opioid Task Force Facilitation VISTA: United Way of Pioneer Valley seeks an organized, outgoing individual to develop and maintain a reliable system of communication among members of the Hampden County Addiction Task Force as well as other newly forming, loosely knit community groups with a similar focus. He/she will establish a framework to expand education and awareness about the issue of opioid abuse in the region, assist in planning events.
Please contact Jennifer Kinsman by email or at 413-693-02120for more infomation about either of these VISTA positions. Each VISTA assignment lasts for one year and provides a stipend. More information is available at: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps.