DownCity Design is looking for creative and passionate people to join our team as AmeriCorps VISTAs this September. We are looking for a Community Outreach VISTA and a Program Coordinator VISTA.
Community Outreach VISTA 2019-20
DownCity Design is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member for a one-year stipended service commitment from September 3, 2019 - September 2, 2020. The Community Outreach VISTA will help DownCity Design share the stories of the extraordinary service learning, creative problem-solving, and community building work of our youth designers. This AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer will help us document and describe our work in visually engaging ways with our existing students, friends and fans, and will help us to expand our reach to new audiences and generate support for our mission. The Community Outreach VISTA will also support our fundraising efforts by creating compelling campaign materials, tracking donations in our database, and researching and preparing grant proposals.
Program VISTA 2019-20
DownCity Design is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member for a one-year stipended service commitment from September 3, 2019 - September 2, 2020. The Program VISTA will help expand our capacity to provide free youth design programs at Providence Career & Technical Academy (PCTA). The DownCity Design Studio at PCTA is a network of after school programs, including design programs and student-led clubs, that offer students opportunities to learn design thinking skills, try out new activities, meet new friends, and share their ideas.
Working with the PCTA Site Director, the DCD Program VISTA will help design and implement new and improved administrative supports and systems to assure programs run smoothly. The new systems developed by our Program Support VISTA will help open up opportunities and experiences for our young people, increasing their likelihood of succeeding in college and/or careers.
To apply for these positions, please send a cover letter and resume to Executive Director Adrienne Gagnon at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible—decisions will be made on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.