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Beat the Streets Providence

Posted about 2 months ago by beatthestreetspvd

Beat the Streets in Providence, Rhode Island is a partner with the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University beginning this summer. At the Swearer Center, Beat the Streets will be a site placement to an AmeriCorps VISTA member. This fellowship is available to US citizens and legal permanent residents who are college graduates (minimum Bachelor's) with nonprofit experience! The application deadline is this Friday, May 12.

Housed at the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University, the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship is a full-time, post-graduate service and fellowship opportunity. The Swearer Center works to create a community of scholars, students, practitioners, and community members that work together to build on community strengths and address community challenges. We are committed to change in our community by developing high impact, sustainable and reciprocal community partnerships.

VISTA Fellows are matched with a local organization, state agency, or a Swearer Center department to provide capacity-building support for anti-poverty initiatives. Agencies work in the education, health, arts and/or economic justice sector. VISTA fellow placement sites include:
Beat the Streets Providence
Providence CityArts for Youth
D’Abate Community School
Generation Citizen
Providence After School Alliance
Refugee Dream Center
RI Office of Innovation
Swearer Center for Public Service - Student Development
Swearer Center for Public Service - Academic Programs
Swearer Center for Public Service - Community Partnership

Our program provides high-impact professional development and training that enhances our VISTA Fellows’ personal and professional skills. Trainings will include role-specific support in data analysis, community organizing, and relationship building. Professional development workshops will also support VISTA Fellows in advancing their careers. The fellowship is team-focused and provides a variety of resources to help you make the most of your service year experience.

Eligible candidates for the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship will be:
- A US citizen or legal permanent resident
- At least 18 years old
- A college graduate (a minimum of a Bachelor's)
- Have nonprofit experience

Apply via the AmeriCorps link https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=73416&fromSearch=true.

After the AmeriCorps application is submitted, candidates will receive a followup email to complete the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship application and upload their resume. Plan accordingly to submit all application materials by Friday, May 12.

For additional details, please email beatthestreetspvd@gmail.com or call 631.521.0862