The Charlevoix Main Street VISTA member is responsible for creating and managing programs and projects that meet the objectives and goals of the Charlevoix Main Street Program. The VISTA member will assist the program with economic revitalization efforts in Downtown Charlevoix based on the objectives in the VISTA assignment description. The VISTA member will promote entrepreneurship, small business, and start-ups to improve the economic conditions of Downtown Charlevoix.
The AmeriCorps VISTA position is full time (37.5 to 40 hours per week) and requires a one year commitment from August 19, 2019 through August 18, 2020. An annual living allowance of $12,277.72 is provided along with an end-of-service benefit of either a cash stipend of $1,800, or an education award of $6,095. AmeriCorps VISTA Health Benefits Plans are available, as well as travel expense reimbursement. VISTA also offers a relocation allowance of up to $500 for members moving more than 50 miles for service.