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Can AmeriCorps VISTA Help Your Agency?

vista bannerThe Maine VISTA Project is recruiting nonprofit, municipal, county, and educational agencies to serve as placement/host sites.  AmeriCorps VISTA members increase capacity and build sustainability of their host organizations to more effectively bring individuals and communities out of poverty.

 

Interested?  Review the VISTA supervisor info and then contact Pam Zeutenhorst (pam.zeutenhorst@maine.gov) to learn about the Maine VISTA Project.

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MCCS Job Opening: VISTA Project Director

sticky note saying help wantedMCCS manages a 32 member AmeriCorps VISTA project with the aid of 2 VISTA Leaders. The project director position (a Commission staff member) is currently vacant.

 

The Commission is hiring a part time (3 days/week) project director to provide leadership to the project which is statewide in scope. Applications close April 28. The position is direct hire. Details and application instructions can be found by following the link below.

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Of interest...

Links to recent news and events.

  1. Rep. Chellie Pingree Visit to Waterville National Service Programs
  2. Maine National Service Awareness Day at the Capitol (2014)
  3. Rep. Mike Michaud Site Visit to Lewiston National Service Programs
  4. Explore MCCS videos!

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Senator Angus King, Jr. Visits Maine National Service Programs

senator king and volunteersEleven Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Volunteer Generation programs -- all part of the National Service network -- met with Senator King on April 17 in Farmington, Maine. The gathering highlighted the many ways service is having an impact on the senior ciitzens, youth, natural environment, food supply, and community development in the western mountain towns.

 

For a photo essay of the visit, use the link below.

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2014 Maine National Service Impact now available

report cover screenshotThe 4th edition of this report is a look back at 2013. It profiles the AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, and Volunteer Generation Fund grantees operating in Maine.

Profiles include lists of community partners, accompllishments, funding sources, and other data snapshots. The link below opens an online copy.

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