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What we do
Our HopeWorks VISTA Program allows AmeriCorps members to work with participating local organizations to provide capacity building, valuable resource acquisition and sustainability to host sites.
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We support the power of nonprofits
Our AmeriCorps members help build capacity for organizations. Some examples include, but are not limited to: website design, marketing analytics, nonprofit administration, funds development, environmental stewardship, and many more. These are some of the skills chartered through the power of diversity from our AmeriCorps members from across the country.
HopeWorks serves as a sponsoring organization for AmeriCorps, placing AmeriCorps members with host site organizations throughout Snohomish County. Our HopeWorks VISTA Program allows AmeriCorps to attach and deploy additional resources for local nonprofits. These members create and support organizations in accelerating their impact within their immediate communities.
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How HopeWorks AmeriCorps
VISTA Program Works
The HopeWorks VISTA Program is a cost-share partnership, in which all parties contribute to the success and outcomes of the anti-poverty works at your organization. Investment by the host site and the community is fundamental, as the AmeriCorps VISTA resources are intended to be short-term.
Organizations interested in hosting an AmeriCorps member through the HopeWorks VISTA Program must complete a host site application. A host site may apply for an AmeriCorps opportunity for a maximum of three years and must renew the position annually. AmeriCorps members serve for a 12-month term, so the host site should expect to recruit for an opportunity on an annual basis.
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Dedicated VISTA Program Director for behind-the-scenes assistance with recruiting, on-boarding, and oversight management to reduce risk to your organization.
Dedicated VISTA Leader to help facilitate and coordinate planned projects with members and host sites.
Dedicated AmeriCorps member(s) that serves for 365 days. All VISTA members receive a living allowance and other benefits at no additional cost to the host organization.
Low overhead cost for your organization. Each organization pays a one-time host placement fee and provides continual office space for the member.
Three year service projects implemented to build capacity and bring sustainability to your host site.
Liability coverage for all members provided under the Federal Employees Compensation Act and Federal Torts Claims Act.
How your Organization Benefits