VISTA Positions

There are currently two VISTA positions open for application at DRC.  Please see below for more information about the positions, or check out the DRC VISTA information sheet.  Contact us at info@drc-mn.org or 651-292-7791 with any questions about VISTA positions at DRC.

AmeriCorps VISTA positions:

Youth Program Liaison VISTA Assignment Description

This VISTA project will center on strengthening the Peace Builders’ Junction (PBJ) youth program to provide youth with an opportunity to connect around the development and practice of conflict resolution skills.  It will involve program and curriculum development, program evaluation, communication and outreach, and some fundraising and grant writing.  The VISTA member will work with staff, youth, and volunteers to find creative ways to reach and engage youth in fun and edifying ways; recruit, train, and support volunteers in youth work; and help build positive connections between youth and adults.

DRC is looking for a motivated and adaptable individual to help DRC build its capacity to serve youth in the Mt. Airy community.  Apply today to join us in helping further our goal of engaging youth in conflict resolution skills.  For more information about this position, check out the DRC VISTA information sheet.

School Liaison VISTA Assignment Description

This VISTA project will center on building DRC’s infrastructure to expand restorative measures to St. Paul schools.  It will involve outreach, volunteer training and management, and fundraising and grant writing activities. The VISTA member will work with staff, schools, and volunteers to develop relationships, as well as systems and materials to more clearly communicate and deliver services.

DRC is looking for a motivated and adaptable individual to help DRC build its capacity to serve St. Paul schools.  Apply today, and join us to help further our goal to engage St. Paul schools in restorative measures.  For more information about this position, check out the DRC VISTA information sheet.

To Apply:

Visit this link to learn more about serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member, and to create an application.

Search “Dispute Resolution Center” under current listings and submit your application here.

About VISTA

VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) was founded in 1965 as a national service program to fight poverty in America. In 1993, VISTA was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs.

Today, more than 46 million Americans live in poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA taps the skills, talents and passion of more than 7,000 Americans annually to support community efforts to overcome poverty.

By serving with AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference. And, you’ll find the fulfillment that comes from using your knowledge and skills to help those in disadvantaged circumstances turn their dreams into reality.  Please visit the AmeriCorps VISTA website for more information, or check out the Americorps VISTA Fact Sheet.