Opening in Agency Administration &
Re-Launch Career Services
AmeriCorps VISTA members are capacity builders in nonprofit organizations and public agencies who help empower and improve the lives of individuals and communities those organizations serve.
This is an opportunity to learn about the business of a non-profit: how it is run, funding sources, operations, logistics, culture, etc. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full time for one-year terms.
These VISTA positions will be in Re-Launch Career Services and Agency Administration Teams at JFCS in Teaneck, NJ.
Re-Launch Career Services VISTA
The Re-Launch Career Services VISTA will be extremely organized and will work on a variety of research projects, administrative planning and execution, and assist with recruitment. The ideal candidate will think critically and work independently while maintaining regular communication with the director. If you are interested in HR, recruitment or just expanding your skills as they relate to the job search process, this may be a great fit.
You will need strong writing and communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, thorough research skills, and willingness to learn and grow.
Start date: March 2021
Agency Administration VISTA
The Agency Administration VISTA will work closely with our Chief Operating Officer (and executive staff) to collate data and create reports for licensing, agency policy, grant reporting, data analyses, and contract compliance. This is an opportunity to truly learn the whole spectrum of how a non-profit is run.
You will need exceptional computer skills (MS Office, specifically Excel!), strong writing and communication skills, thorough research skills, and willingness to learn and grow.
Start date: March 2021
About AmeriCorps VISTA:
AmeriCorps VISTA is a federally funded program geared toward recent college graduates (Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree) who want to make a difference and add value to our mission. It is an opportunity to learn about the business of a non-profit: how it is run, funding sources, operations, logistics, culture, etc.
You will receive a stipend of more than $20,000 (payable bi-weekly), an educational scholarship of almost $6,000 (upon completion of one year) and many other benefits including professional development opportunities.
The full listing of AmeriCorps VISTA benefits can be found here > vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service
About Jewish Family & Children's Services of Northern New Jersey:
Jewish Family & Children's Services of Northern New Jersey (JFCS) is headquartered in Teaneck, NJ with offices in Fair Lawn and Wayne, NJ. JFCS is a non-profit organization providing the community with a wide array of professional social services including clinical (mental health) services, career readiness services, senior care, after-school programs, aid and advocacy, information & referral, and emergency financial assistance.
See how AmeriCorps VISTA works with non-profits like us to link us with talent like yours:
View full AmeriCorps VISTA benefits: vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service