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Volunteer and Intern Coordinator at Turning Pointe (AmeriCorps VISTA)

Do you have a passion for serving your community and helping those in need? Are you interested in living/working in beautiful Washington State? Then apply to serve with the Greater South Sound VISTA Team!

Benefits for Full Year VISTA:
  • Bi-weekly living allowance of $675.08
  • End-of-Service Award: choice of $6,495 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or approximately $1,800 cash stipend
  • Healthcare benefits plan
  • Childcare assistance, if eligible
  • Loan forbearance and interest accrual payment or deferment on qualified student loans
  • Service-Related Transportation
  • Relocation Assistance, $750 plus mileage, if relocating more than 50 miles
  • Comprehensive leave benefit
  • High-quality training, orientation, and professional development
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) status for one year upon completion of service
  • Unique team experience as part of United Way and AmeriCorps networks

One full year of service
December 5, 2022 - December 4, 2023

Please apply using this link here:

Turning Pointe Survivor Advocacy Center (Shelton, WA) started in 2000 and serves roughly 600 people a year. We are the only advocacy center for both Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survivors in Mason County. We operate one of the largest emergency domestic violence shelters (one of the only pet-friendly) in the State of Washington. We serve survivors through a variety of services including legal advocacy and clinics, youth advocacy, support groups, referrals, emergency shelter, general advocacy, safety planning, 24-hour helpline, and prevention education. Turning Pointe also has a satellite office in Belfair focused on youth services and bringing services to the North Mason and Kitsap area. All services are free and confidential, and all survivors are served.

Member Duties: This position will be 100% in person. M to F business hours with some evenings or weekends for special events. In this position, you will be responsible for designing and launching a sustainable volunteer/intern program that will enable us to serve more survivors experiencing poverty. The VISTA project will result in an official volunteer and intern program at Turning Pointe that will be able to continue growing past its first year. You will create the program from the ground up, gleaning best practices from other nonprofits and staff that have volunteer/intern experience. Your VISTA assignment will include: 1) Designing the program 2) Recruiting volunteers and interns 3) Training and retaining volunteers and interns 4) Designing and implementing processes for evaluating and recognizing volunteers