Rural Ulster Preservation Company (RUPCO) – NeighborWorks AmeriCorps VISTA
Rural Ulster Preservation Company www.rupco.org, a not-for-profit affordable housing and neighborhood reinvestment agency and NeighborWorks America Chartered Member located in Kingston, NY in the mid-Hudson Valley, is recruiting 1 (one) full-time NeighborWorks AmeriCorps VISTA position for the 2011-2012 program year. Ideal candidates will:
- have initiative
- be dedicated
- be flexible
- have some college experience
- be comfortable working in diverse communities
- have strong verbal and written skills
- be computer literate
- be comfortable with public speaking
This VISTA position will focus on community development administration related to; 1) a program for community outreach and marketing for sustainability and green initiatives including energy efficiency (60%); 2) RUPCO green real estate development (20%), and; 3) Green Organization Certification support (20%.)
NeighborWorks AmeriCorps VISTA's will receive a $432 bi-weekly stipend, a $5,550 education award, and professional development and training opportunities. VISTA's must attend a Pre-Service Orientation August 16-19th and begin service August 22nd.
To apply, email resume plus one academic and/or character reference to email@example.com by 5:00 pm May 16, 2012. Additional questions and information about the positions are welcome by email or phone (845)331-2140 ext. 265. To learn more about the AmeriCorps VISTA program, visit: http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/vista.asp.