Mission: St. Louis // Beyond School Associate (AmeriCorps Member) - PT

The Associate position at is responsible for helping to create and implement a high quality Beyond School Program. This part-time position requires someone who is skilled not only with communication, scheduling, and logistics, but also is able to connect with students and families, alike. The primary focus of the Associate’s work with scholars revolves around the scholars’ academic and social/emotional growth and getting them to cultivate habits that will result in lifelong success. They must be able to respond with positive, appropriate behavior, even in frustrating situations with at-risk youth. The Associate reports to the Beyond School Site Coordinator. This person must be willing to take direction, voice ideas in a respectful manner, and function as a team member with other Beyond School team members.

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Mission: St. Louis // Beyond School Success Coach (AmeriCorps Member) - FT

The Success Coach position is responsible for helping to create and implement a high quality Beyond School Program. This full time position requires someone who is skilled not only with communication, scheduling, and logistics, but also is able to connect with adults and students, alike. The Beyond School Success Coach must be very resourceful. The primary focus of the Success Coach’s work with scholars revolves around the scholars’ academic and social/emotional growth and getting them to cultivate habits that will result in life-long success. They must be able to respond with positive, appropriate behavior, even in frustrating situations with at-risk youth. Success Coaches report to the Beyond School Site Coordinator and must be willing to take direction, voice ideas in a respectful manner, and function as a team member with other Beyond School team members.

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Employment Connections - Communication Coordinator - FT

The Communication Coordinator VISTA will build the capacity of Employment Connection by developing and implementing marketing strategies for Employment Connection in St. Louis, MO where 23% of individuals and families in the region live below 150% federal poverty level. Over 1,600 individuals were reported homeless during the Housing and Urban Development Point-in-time count. As a result of the VISTA member's service, marketing efforts will connect individuals living in poverty with programs to assist them with employment, housing, or behavioral health services in order to ultimately become self-sufficient.

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Employment Connections - Development Associate - FT

The Development Associate VISTA member will build the capacity of Employment Connection by developing and implementing fundraising strategies for Employment Connection in St. Louis, MO where 23% of individuals and families in the region live below 150% federal poverty. Over 1,600 individuals were reported homeless during the Housing and Urban Development Point-in-time count. As a result of the VISTA member's service, funding will ensure individuals gain and maintain employment, families will sustain housing, and the capacity will increase current and create new programs to alleviate poverty.

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Beacon of Light Development VISTA - FT

Beacon of Light ministries initiated the United People Community Organization Project to empower low-income individuals in north St. Louis County, where the poverty rate is 38%, to revitalize and improve their neighborhoods into thriving and vibrant communities. We are building a sustainable community-owned healthy food cooperative. By increasing nutrition, cooking, and gardening literacy and employment skills, individuals within these communities will learn how to maintain healthy family practices, gain cooperative community development skills, and become leaders in their communities.

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Mission: St. Louis SkillUP Program Design + Outreach VISTA / Full-Time

The SkillUP VISTA member will build the capacity of Mission: St. Louis by creating program structure and processing manuals, (MOJobs, orientation, classroom curriculum, Transitional Jobs/subsidized wage). Will plan and coordinate SkillUP classroom special events, recruit and identify new recruiting avenues to target SkillUP population and create Mentor/Mentee Agreement.

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Vacancy Collaborative - Research VISTA - FT

The Research and Capacity Building VISTA member will support the Vacancy Collaborative by developing and implementing recommendations on governance, sustainability, and funding for the Vacancy Collaborative to continue to address systems-levels and policy related solutions to vacant properties in St. Louis City, Missouri.

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International Institute - Outreach & Data VISTA - FT

The Outreach and Data Management VISTA Member will support the integration of new Americans by updating and expanding an online database of nonprofit organizations. This website is an outreach tool to connect providers and the foreign-born to key services targeted to lift new Americans out of poverty. These services include, but are not limited to, job placement, job training, entrepreneur resources, and ESOL classes. The Member will outreach to Missouri organizations to develop listings that promote their services. Additionally, the Member will network with national groups to promote services in Missouri.

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Mission: St. Louis Home Repair Data Management VISTA - FT

The goal of Mission: St. Louis is to eradicate poverty through empowerment and opportunity. We focus our efforts within the city of St. Louis, where there is a 25.5% poverty rate. The Data Analysis VISTA will build the capacity of Mission: St. Louis by developing and implementing the Home Repair and AMP (service trip) programs that target under-resourced/low-income residents in St. Louis, MO. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, impoverished individuals’ living environments will improve (i.e. home safety, community beautification, crime prevention) and as a result, they will have greater economic resources for other needs (i.e. property taxes, basic life needs, medications, etc.). 

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iFM Health Education & Community Clinic VISTA - Summer Associate

The Health Education and Community Clinic Summer Associate VISTA will provide support for some of iFM’s community-based health clinics by assisting with clinic operation and community outreach as well as assisting with the youth health education program. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, our clinics can reach more low-income individuals in need of health services and more efficiently serve our existing patients.

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