Join The Oaks Academy as an AmeriCorps VISTA to work alongside fundraising and marketing, operations, and finance pros, and make a meaningful impact in the lives of Indianapolis students. VISTA is a full-time year-long service opportunity that provides a living stipend and other benefits.
We are recruiting for 12-month service positions that will start August 3, 2020.
Help build capacity so that all aspects of building operation run smoothly while gaining experience in facilities management and operations.
Develop Human Resource structures to improve the infrastructure of The Oaks and improve its employee management system to encourage diversity, equity and transparency.
Improve the back-office infrastructure through research into industry best practices and resources. Increase efficiency and creating more financial capacity to serve low-income students
Work closely with the admissions team to expand efforts to recruit low-income students. Help identify potential partnerships and feeder programs, and will work to enhance admissions events to encourage diversity, equity, and transparency.
Develop and enhance Oaks Plus program offerings, which include Before/After Care, Athletics, and Clubs. Duties will include developing an intramural sports program, and researching a database tool to track participants.
Evaluate and improve current strategies and systems to assist The Oaks in improving communications to all of its stakeholders with a focus on equity and efficacy. Duties will include developing a sustainable content creation process and implementing new internal communication strategies.
Enhance web and email communication to ensure that messages reach audiences equitably, efficiently, and effectively. Duties will include researching tools to personalize messaging and evaluate successful communications
Help to research prospective donors, and evaluate and improve donor communication and engagement. Develop a sustainable donor tracking system and work with communications staff to create personalized messaging
Since 1965, the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) program’s mission has been is to strengthen organizations that alleviate poverty through volunteering and the mobilization of resources.
About the VISTA Program
Benefits of Participating
VISTA Living Allowance: Approximately $927 per month
VISTA Health Benefit Program
VISTA Training: Pre-Service Orientation, On-site Orientation
Relocation (~$550) if moving more than 50 miles
Life Insurance, if requested
Public Assistance, if eligible
End of Service Benefits
Pending successful completion of 12-month service
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