Deadline looms for AmeriCorps position in Lithonia

AmeriCorps VISTA is about making a difference for communities and individuals facing issues such as poverty, inequity, homelessness, and lack of access to education. 

The city of Lithonia is seeking applicants for an AmeriCorps VISTA position with the city.

The successful applicant will provide financial literacy support to residents of the city.

The temporary full-time position lasts for one year and comes with a monthly stipend of $1,026 and health and other benefits. Outside employment is permitted during the assignment but must not conflict with responsibilities to the VISTA project.

Mayor Deborah Jackson said the new position will complement the work of the city’s two other VISTAs.

“The new VISTAs will continue to build on our work in the community to identify and bring resources in the area of financial literacy and asset building,” she said.

The deadline to apply online is Dec. 22 and the position starts on Feb. 26.

Jackson said the successful applicant must be available for training Feb. 20 to 23.

For more information, visit www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps and click on the link Find Opportunities Now. The Lithonia project link is https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=77786&fromSearch=true.

For more information or to learn how to apply, contact Lithonia city administrator Cheryl Foster at cheryl.foster@lithoniacity.org or 770-482-8136.