Full-Time Americorps*VISTA Positions Available, November 2012 – November 2013

TRIP is seeking two motivated and energetic people to provide a year of service through Americorps*VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) in the following areas:

Resident Engagement Volunteer — primary responsibilities include: establishing and overseeing a youth coalition promoting community involvement and healthy neighborhoods, developing sustainable systems to engage TRIP tenants and their children in community improvement, and aiding current and emerging neighborhood associations.

Green and Sustainability Volunteer — primary responsibilities include: promoting TRIP as an environmentally conscious organization dedicated to providing resources and opportunities to clients and the community, participating as a member of TRIP’s internal Green Team, establishing systems to ensure that our Green goals are achieved and maintained, and working with the Green Team to reach and sustain the Green NeighborWorks Organization designation requirements.
If you want to make a change in Troy and the world, this is a great opportunity! On-the-job training as well as national VISTA training will be provided. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

For more information about Americorps*VISTA and/or the positions available at TRIP, please contact Hilary Lamishaw at hilary@triponline.org or call (518)272-8289 x214. Applications will be accepted until August 3, 2012. Submit a letter of interest and resume to Hilary at hilary@triponline.org or TRIP at 415 River Street, Troy, NY 12180.