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BILLINGS METRO VISTA PROJECT
OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTNERSHIP & REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Billings Metro VISTA Project (B-MVP) has been an AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) site since 2009. The B-MVP is sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service and is facilitated by the City of Billings - Community Development Division. In order to prepare an application to continue the BMVP through FY2018-2019, the Community Development Division is seeking partnerships with non-profit organizations and government agencies in acquiring Host Site status through a Request for Proposals process.
AmeriCorps VISTA is a national anti-poverty initiative placing volunteers with local projects through local and national recruitment efforts. The B-MVP supports community projects that address the following priority programming areas: Military Members, Veterans and their families; Housing; Financial Literacy; Employment; Food Security; Access to Health Care; School Readiness; Success in School; STEM Education; and College Access and Success. Full-year VISTA members typically begin in January or July and are college graduates. Summer Associate VISTA members are at least 18 years old and commit to serving ten weeks beginning in May / June and ending in August.
Technical assistance is available, upon request, to interested parties through the Community Development Division. Special arrangements for participation by individuals with hearing, speech, vision impairment or physical disabilities can be made upon request. Non-English speaking persons wishing to participate will also be accommodated through translation and / or interpretation in accordance the City’s Language Assistance Plan. Fair Housing Equal Opportunity.
Published on December 15th and 22nd, 2017.