AmeriCorps Position Available at Big Heavy World: Serve Your Scene!
AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 men and women in intensive service each year at more than 15,000 locations including nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. AmeriCorps members help communities tackle pressing problems while mobilizing millions of volunteers for the organizations they serve. Members gain valuable professional, educational, and life benefits, and the experience has a lasting impact on the members and the communities they serve. Big Heavy World has a full time AmeriCorps position available: A priority is to help the statewide population of original musicians — of all genres & skill levels — recognize that they’re a community. By building social capital, we strengthen VT’s social fabric & foster an empowering & independent force of community & economic development. Our member will be an organizing force for our outreach to artists, connecting them to each other & to the resources built to serve them. They’ll also promote volunteer opportunities to young adult Vermonters, engaging them with programming to give them real-world opportunity to support their community while gaining important technical, professional, & social skills. Our member will supervise out-of-school time programming, including hosting of an afterschool radio program by teens, giving participants an enriching experience while accomplishing Big Heavy’s mission.
For more information about the AmeriCorps program or to apply for the Big Heavy World position, visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=53720