Careers

All Available Positions are through AmeriCorps VISTA.

AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed to alleviate poverty. KidSight is a host agency the provides supervision and support to members who commit to a full-time term of service with our agency.  In return for their service, members are provided with orientation and training, a living stipend calculated at no less than 105% of the poverty line, settling in and transportation costs, child care benefits, and a basic health care plan. Upon completion of their one-year term, VISTA members have the option of receiving a cash award or the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.   

This positions are ideal for someone who wants an intensive year of experience before going to graduate school or a mid-career professional who wants experience in order to break into the nonprofit sector. AmeriCorps VISTA positions are 1 year. Candidates must apply through the AmeriCorps site.  (There is a link to the application under each position.

Outreach Specialist: VISTA Position

The Outreach Specialist will reach out to organizations in order to create more partnerships which will increase KidSight’s ability to serve children living in poverty. This position will focus on potential partners including local vision care practices, majority low-income childcare centers and preschools, and organizations whose members are a potential source of volunteers. The VISTA position is an opportunity to develop KidSight’s ability to serve children and their families while gaining valuable experience in nonprofit operations.

Fundraising Specialist: VISTA Position

The Fundraising Specialist will work with the Executive Director to improve KidSight’s fundraising program and processes in order to increase our capacity to serve children who need vision care but do not have adequate insurance coverage. Activities will include improving the relationship processes for donors and the development of new fundraising strategies. The VISTA position is an opportunity to develop KidSight’s ability to serve children and their families while gaining valuable experience in nonprofit operations.