City of Albuquerque is Recruiting AmeriCorps VISTA Members

Government Agency or Public School: 
City of Albuquerque
Dates Volunteer is Needed: 
Number of Volunteers Needed: 
Description of the Volunteer Opportunity: 

The City of Albuquerque is recruiting AmeriCorps VISTA members for their new Experience Matters program, a partnership with Cities of Service and AARP to engage adults age 50+ as volunteers in literacy development and academic achievement programs. As part of the program, two AmeriCorps VISTA members will work out of Albuquerque City Hall and build capacity and raise awareness for the program. Experience Matters VISTAs will work alongside senior level city staff and nonprofits, build community and organizational capacity, and be a part of a nationwide network of Cities of Service VISTA members.

Skills Needed: 
Project Management
Process Improvement
Strategy Development/Strategic Planning
Technology (software, hardware, database, web)
Areas of Interest: 
Education and Literacy
Great for: 
Who Will Be Impacted Through This Project: 

Cities of Service and its program partner AARP have launched Experience Matters to mobilize volunteers ages 50+ to tackle a driver of poverty related to financial security and youth academic performance. From providing tailored tutoring support to making exterior home improvements, citizen volunteers will be making a difference on poverty and making communities stronger.

Is This an Ongoing Opportunity?: 
Minimum Age of Volunteers: 
Last Updated: Jun 4 2020
Address of Project Site
1 Civic Plaza NW
New Mexico
Contact Info
(505) 768-3054


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico provides these volunteer opportunities as a service to our community and does not assume any responsibility for the validity of such postings. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, please contact the organization who posted the opportunity.

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