Seeking AmeriCorps Vista Member to Support Mayor Murray’s Find It, Fix It Walks

Photo: Rachel Greenburg / Cities of Service

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA member for a one-year opportunity to support Mayor Ed Murray’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks, a high-impact service strategy where the Mayor engages community members in revitalizing their neighborhoods. Through Cities of Service City Hall AmeriCorps VISTA Program Grant, the AmeriCorps VISTA Member will focus on using the Find It, Fix It Community Walk planning and outreach to increase participation in city-based volunteer programs.

This VISTA Member will design strategies to recruit volunteers, lead community outreach efforts in neighborhoods selected for the Community Walks, handle promotion and publicity, and develop impact metrics and outcome measurements for the walks.

 Program Start/End Date:  January 30, 2017 – January 29, 2018

 Applications Should Include:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter explaining your interest in service and in Mayor Murray’s Find It, Fix It Community Walk program
  • References (at least two – one professional and one personal)

E-mail your application to: Jeanne.murphy@seattle.gov. The application deadline is Monday, January 9, 2017.

Prior to submitting an application, please fully review the AmeriCorps VISTA position duties, qualifications, and benefits HERE, along with the job description. To learn more about Find It, Fix It Community Walks, visit seattle.gov/finditfixit.