Tremont West Now Hiring Americorps VISTA Members
March 14, 2017The Tremont West VISTA project will be an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in careers in community development to explore the many aspects of the work. The VISTA will develop sustainable programs around creating affordable housing and employment access in Tremont. The Tremont West VISTA will work with neighborhood residents executing an exit strategy around the community garden network and with the Tremont schools reestablishing their learning gardens. The VISTA will be tasked with addressing food insecurity in Tremont and connecting neighborhood residents to available access points of healthy affordable food in Tremont. Additionally, the VISTA will begin to develop a program around energy and water efficiency in homes. This position begins on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.
The Online Application Deadline is Monday, April 10th.
1-Year Full Time Americorps VISTA Member Application Portal Link
The Tremont West 10-Week Americorps VISTA member Summer Associate position runs from Monday, June 12th through August 20th.
The Summer Associate would be responsible for the coordination of community garden and vacant land/public greenspace reuse projects, such as new landscaping in Lincoln Park. The Associate would work to secure volunteers and assist the garden leaders with maintenance. The Associate would assist at the Tremont Farmersâ Market. In addition, the Associate would work directly with our full-year Americorps VISTA member to assist with community outreach around affordable housing and employment program. The Associate would assist with our Arts in August series which offers free dance and theatre performances in Tremontâs Lincoln Park.Application Deadline for this position is Monday, April 17th.
10-Week Full Time Americorps VISTA Summer Associate Application Portal Link