Looking for great opportunities to kickstart your encore? Three fantastic organizations have openings that could be perfect for experienced people looking for a new challenge in the not-for-profit world.
Want to work in city hall? Cities of Service Seeks AmeriCorps VISTAs in seven cities
Experience Matters is a Cities of Service program in partnership with AARP that draws on the experience and expertise of adults aged 50+ to build stronger cities. The program is seeking AmeriCorps VISTAs to serve in Albuquerque NM, Birmingham AL, Columbia SC, Ft. Worth TX, St. Paul MN, and Tulsa OK. VISTAs will serve for one year in city halls to build capacity and raise awareness for multiple programs. Cities of Service is also recruiting two AmeriCorps VISTA leaders to serve in its New York office. Learn more about the opportunities here. To apply for any of these positions, go to https://my.americorps.gov/ and search for “Experience Matters.”
YouthBuild Seeks an AmeriCorps VISTA member in Southern California
At YouthBuild programs in the United States and across the globe, low-income young people learn construction skills to help build affordable housing and other community assets such as community centers and schools. For unemployed young people who left high school without a diploma, YouthBuild is an opportunity to reclaim their educations, gain the skills they need for employment, and become leaders in their communities. Compton and Whittier YouthBuild in Orange County, California is seeking an Americorps VISTA member to assist with development and fundraising. Learn more about the program and apply here.
Adventurous? Nonprofit seeks a CEO willing to move to Vietnam
STREETS is an ambitious and successful social enterprise helping orphaned, out-of-school, trafficked and other disadvantaged youth in Vietnam find jobs and futures through vocational hospitality and culinary training. The organization seeks a CEO ready for an encore or mid-career change. The position requires overseeing a staff of over 100 people, close coordination with other NGOs, and oversight of all budget and fiscal systems. The CEO must be willing to relocate to Vietnam, but knowledge of Vietnamese is not necessary. Learn more about this opportunity here. If you’re interested, send your cover letter and resume to [email protected].
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