Jobs for youth; refugee candidates encouraged to apply by May 15

Summer VISTA jobs to work with refugee youth programs

Five local organizations are recruiting for summer AmeriCorps VISTA members who will be working in with refugee youth programs. Refugee candidates, ages 18-24, are strongly encouraged to apply. These full-time positions run between June 17, 2013 and August 23, 2013. Applications accepted through May 15, 2013.

Summer VISTA members will receive:
• A living allowance for the time served of approximately $980.00/month
• A prorated AmeriCorps Education Award (approximately $1,174) or a $125/month cash stipend awarded at the completion of service term

PLEASE GO TO THE LINKS FOR INFORMATION ON CONTACTS FOR EACH OPPORTUNITY:

Coalition for Refugees from Burma – Summer VISTA Associate
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=49759&fromSearch=true

East African Community Services – Summer VISTA Associate
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=49812&fromSearch=true

International Rescue Committee – Summer VISTA Associate
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=49754&fromSearch=true

School’s Out Washington – Summer VISTA Associate
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=49757&fromSearch=true

Somali Community Services Coalition – Summer VISTA Associate
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=49761&fromSearch=true