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.
Applications preferred by 4/26/19. Applications will be reviewed as received and positions may be offered before the deadline.
Help to build relationships with alumni and donors to support the mission of quality urban education, renewal, and equity.
Research and organize data, creating systems to effectively communicate with parents, donors and advocates about schools that are renewing the community.
Use your creative writing and storytelling talents, along with social media strategies, to capture and share true and inspiring stories of diversity, renewal, and education from our students, families, and community.
Put your design talents and tech skills to use producing beautiful and innovative communications directed to students, families, community members, and school supporters, all through a variety of digital channels.
By helping to build critical technology-related systems, this VISTA will enable The Oaks to optimize its IT resources to better serve our growing student body.
Work alongside the Director of Operations to help to build capacity within our network of schools, so that important aspects of operations run optimally and in line with our mission.
Work closely with the Director of Administration to develop HR structures to allow The Oaks Academy to fulfill its mission of being a quality school serving a diverse student body.
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