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Flint, MI has a robust culture of national service and volunteerism. There are many opportunities for you to get involved, so what are you waiting for? If you are looking for more information about AmeriCorps in Flint, please contact Civic Engagement Manager, Katie de Araujo, for more information!

Serve in the Summer:

Michigan Community Service Commission VISTA Program

Host Site: Flint Innovative Solutions

The Michigan Community Service Commission is accepting applications for an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate position at Flint Innovative Solutions to support the Flint Eats program. The member will serve for 8 - 10 weeks during the summer, starting in either May, June or July. The AmeriCorps position is full-time and the member will receive a stipend of $575 bi-weekly stipend and an education award of $1,311.11 upon completion of their service. To learn more about this position, contact Athena McKay or Katie de Araujo.

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint VISTA Program

Host Sites: Catholic Charities, Sylvester Broome Empowerment Village, Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Crim Fitness FoundationBoys and Girls Club of Greater Flint

Serve with Flint area non-profits to support their summer nutrition, education, and sports programs for Flint youth. To learn more, contact Emily Leonard or Katie de Araujo. To apply, click the links above to see each site's position description.

 


Advise MIThree people (one man and two women) smiling and holding up university penents

Focuses: Education, Youth, and College Access
Service Term Options: Full Time
Service Locations: Beecher, Genesee, and Bentley High Schools

Advise MI places recent graduates (bachelor's degree or higher) in selected high schools in Genesee County, particularly ones in communities with low college-going rates and low adult educational attainment rates, to serve as college advisers. Serving alongside high school counselors and other school professionals, advisers support students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education. 

To learn more about the program, visit their site! For more information, contact Ashley McCloud. 


Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint VISTA

Focuses: Education, Youth, and Capacity Building
Service Term Options: Full-Time
Service Locations: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint

The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. VISTA members support programs to increase educational services and programs for the academic success of Flint youth.  

For more information, contact Emily Leonard


Capacity Building to End Homelessness AmeriCorps VISTA ProgramFive people

Focuses: Community Development
Service Term Options: Full-Time
Service Locations: Shelter of Flint, Communities First, Inc

The Capacity Building to End Homelessness AmeriCorps VISTA program places AmeriCorps VISTA members, serving one-year terms, with service agencies across the state. Members will complete activities in four service areas: community awareness and engagement, building and expanding partnerships and networks, financial resources, and volunteer recruitment and management. Throughout the project, members will create programming and systems, leverage resources, and strengthen connections for these organizations with the ultimate goal of increased capacity and long-term sustainability. 

To learn more about the program, visit their site! For more information, contact Kelli Beavers. Apply here!


CEDAM AmeriCorps

Focuses: Community Development, Housing
Service Term Options: Full-Time and Half-Time
Service Locations: Communities First Inc, Edible Flint

As a statewide support organization, CEDAM strives to help our more than 250 member organizations do their jobs better. CEDAM VISTA members serve statewide to advance anti-poverty initiatives at the local level. CEDAM AmeriCorps State members do direct service and provide direct financial empowerment services. 

To learn more about the program, visit their site! For more information, contact Rachel Diskin. 


City of Flint AmeriCorps VISTAMan holding a sign that says Flint National Service Accelerator

Focuses:
Service Term Options: Full Time
Service Locations: Blight Elimination Department, Planning and Development Department

The City of Flint Master Plan is a framework outlining goals and strategies to help Flint become a healthier, sustainable and vibrant place to live, work and play. To support this framework, the City of Flint AmeriCorps VISTA members implement city-wide master plan goals by engaging the community in thoughtful stakeholder dialogue, facilitating micro-projects, recruiting volunteers to support these efforts and developing media and communication tools to share the story of service.

For more information, contact Lottie Ferguson. 


Flint Community School Corps A man and woman in masks standing next to each other in a hallway

Focuses: Education, Youth, and Community Engagement
Service Term Options: Full-Time and Part-Time
Service Locations: Flint Community Schools, International Academy of Flint, and Flint Cultural Center Academy

Flint Community School Corps is comprised of AmeriCorps State and VISTA members who provide during/after-school and summer learning activities for K-12 grade students and build capacity for community education in all Flint Community schools. 

To learn more about the program, visit their site! For more information, contact Flint Community Education. Apply here!


Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps Man with face mask on golf cart

Focuses: Early Education, Food Access, Medical Management, Community Safety, and Behavioral Health
Service Term Options: Full Time and Half Time
Service Locations: Educare Flint, Hurley Food FARMacy, Pediatric Public Health Initiative, UM Flint Department of Public Safety, Flint and Genesee Literacy Network, Edible Flint, Asbury CDC, and Voices for Children Advocacy Center

Flint Urban Safety and Health Corps members provide programming related to food security and nutrition, behavioral and developmental health, early education, crime and blight prevention, early education, and medical management through local nonprofit organizations as strategies toward long-term recovery from the water crisis. 

Open Positions

For more information, contact Lindsay Crawford. Apply here!


Food Corps

Focuses: Healthy Food Access and Education
Service Term Options: Full-Time
Service Locations: Flint Community Schools

FoodCorps members implement evidence-based strategies to help schools become healthier places to grow and learn. Most of a service member’s time is spent teaching in the classroom and garden. Members lead hands-on lessons, influence healthy school meals, and build a schoolwide culture of health. 

To learn more about the program, visit their site! For more information, contact Sam Farrah.


Habitat for Humanity VISTA ProgramAfrican American woman in gray shirt smiling in a corn field

Focuses: Community Development
Service Term Options: Full-Time
Service Locations: Genesee County Habitat for Humanity

The Habitat for Humanity VISTA will create, document, and implement a plan for donor engagement, tracking, and recognition in order to increase the overall donor experience and buy-in to Habitat's mission. They will build sustainable solutions in a community, gain valuable hands on experience and prepare for your future.

To apply, visit their site! For more information, contact Holly Shaker.

 


LISC AmeriCorps Two women squatting on the sidewalk

Focuses: Housing, Community Development, and Employment
Service Term Options: Full-Time and Part-Time
Service Locations: Crim Fitness Foundation, Communities First Inc, Neighborhood Engagement Hub, Mott FOC, and Factory Two

LISC AmeriCorps members serve in vital roles in Flint supporting community development initiatives. LISC AmeriCorps places passionate, dedicated members with community development groups in Flint neighborhoods. 

Open Positions

To learn more about the program, visit their site! For more information, contact Shaina Tinsey.


MEC Reading Corps

Focuses: Education, Youth, and Literacy
Service Term Options: Full-Time 
Service Location: International Academy of Flint

As an interventionist, you'll help students in kindergarten through third grade to become better readers. With great training and onsite coaching, we'll prepare you to work one-on-one or in small groups to help kids develop their reading skills and confidence! 

Apply to Reading Corps today! For more information, contact Ariel DuVal-Zinn.


MEC Math Corps

Focuses: Education, Youth, and Basic Math Skills
Service Term Options: Full-Time 
Service Location: International Academy of Flint

As an MEC Math Corps Interventionist, you'll help kids develop basic math and problem-solving skills using evidence-based, scripted interventions. As an interventionist, you'll help struggling students in 4-8 improve their skills and get on track with math. No experience? No problem. With great training and on-site coaching, we'll prepare you to work with pairs of students to build fundamental math skills and confidence. 

To learn more about the program, visit their site! Apply to Math Corps today! For more information, contact Ariel DuVal-Zinn.


Special Olympics Michigan AmeriCorps Child smiling

Focuses: Education, Youth, and Healthy Futures
Service Term Options: Part-Time
Service Locations: Flint

The Special Olympics Michigan AmeriCorps program works with individuals with intellectual disabilities in inclusive sports and wellness programs for varying ages. Members in this program will serve as health coaches leading small groups and classes through established curriculum. Members will plan and lead program sessions. Members in Flint will work with our Young Athletes program, serving children ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities in a sport and play program.

To learn more about the program, visit their site! For more information, contact Sara Galik. Apply here!


Up2UsMan holding a sign that says Flint National Service Accelerator

Focuses: Youth, Healthy Futures, and Physical Education
Service Term: Full-Time
Service Locations: Flint Community Schools

Up2Us Coaches will be working directly with school partners throughout Flint. This position will be primarily responsible for coaching a variety of sports throughout the school year in an afterschool setting. Coaches mentor students through sports and promote physical activity during the school day through programs such as Brain Breaks.

To learn more about the program, check out the position description! For more information, contact Chris Collins