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Volunteer Outreach and Resource Coordinator - AmeriCorps VISTA, Immigration Advocates Network


The Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) is recruiting an AmeriCorps VISTA to support a new national volunteer mobilization initiative that connects pro bono attorneys and other skills-based volunteers to training, resources and opportunities to protect the rights of immigrants and ensure fair treatment and due process for all. 



  • Help IAN lead a campaign to reach volunteer lawyers, interpreters, mental health professionals, and others who want to assist immigrants
  • Identify and create resources
  • Maintain the campaign website
  • Conduct online and offline outreach
  • Share resources and training opportunities with volunteers coordinate with volunteers, national partners, and local nonprofits
  • Help to design assessment tools / surveys to help us improve the project and better serve volunteers, nonprofits, and immigrants

Who Should Apply:
New or recent college graduates, who are committed to social justice and immigrant rights should apply for this position. A demonstrated interest in our work is a plus (e.g. previous work or volunteering with immigrants and refugees). Strong writing skills, and a high comfort level with technology and outreach are also important.

Why Should You Apply

  • Make a difference in the lives of immigrants and allies
  • Help volunteers connect to meaningful opportunities
  • Learn about the immigrant rights field and explore your career options

AmeriCorp VISTAs get a $15,312 stipend, health benefits, and an education or "end of service" award.  IAN provides the VISTA with a monthly subway pass to defray commuter costs. To learn more about becoming a VISTA, click here.

How to Apply:
Set up an account using the AmeriCorps website.  Meanwhile, send your resume and an email to describe your interest to Pat Malone,  No phone calls please. Apply by June 21st, for a VISTA program year that begins August 22, 2017.


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