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AmeriCorps VIP

Volunteer Infrastructure Project (VIP) Fellow

Position Title: Full-Time AmeriCorps VIP Fellow

Service Term: September 9, 2019 – July 31, 2020

Reports to: Program Manager and Serving Seniors Site Supervisor

Position Summary

VIP Fellows build volunteer capacity at existing nonprofits and schools (Partner Sites) that serve children, youth and families. They do this through: 1) building sustainable systems to track, support, manage, and train volunteers; 2) recruiting one-time and skills-based volunteers; and 3) raising funds to support the development of the volunteer program. This position is a valuable opportunity to develop and apply your leadership and community organizing skills to make a lasting difference. Extensive training in volunteer management and nonprofit professional skills is offered.

Program Overview

Volunteer Infrastructure Project (VIP) Fellows are AmeriCorps members who build and strengthen sustainable volunteer programs in existing service organizations. VIP Fellows leave a legacy in the communities they serve by building lasting systems of volunteer engagement and management. Each VIP Fellow dedicates their service to a single Partner Site, working “behind the scenes” of service to enable volunteers to take part in meaningful service positions that meet community needs.

About Host Organization: Serving Seniors

Since 1970, Serving Seniors has been transforming the aging experience through our innovative approach to providing comprehensive services. Our method has earned national recognition as a model for helping seniors remain healthy and independent. We’re the only organization in San Diego, and one of the few in the United States, that provides such a broad base of vital services to vulnerable, low-income older adults. Our programs include: nutrition; housing; social and supportive services; lifelong learning opportunities, and health and wellness services.

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