About us: Based in Providence, Rhode Island, Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) helps grow businesses that change lives, harnessing the creative energy of its entrepreneurs to cultivate high-impact, purpose-driven, and financially sustainable businesses. SEG also fosters an ecosystem of diverse stakeholders who work to enable a more just, equitable, and resilient economy.
About AmeriCorps VISTA:
SEG’s AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship is a full-time, post-graduate service and fellowship opportunity hosted through the Swearer Center at Brown University.
Job Description: The VISTA will work with SEG staff to increase scale and reach in communities in and around Providence to our target audience: those from under-served, marginalized populations in order to support poverty alleviation through social enterprise. The VISTA will also partner with other sites to support the launch of new programming in Providence to improve the effectiveness of SEG’s mission and ensure awareness and engagement with communities. Spanish fluency is preferred, and SEG’s interview may include a Spanish language portion.
This position will be accountable for the following goals:
- Developing outreach plan to broaden SEG’s reach among community-based organizations and stakeholders in new communities including Spanish-speaking communities.
- Developing new resources and materials for external and internal communications and programs.
- Building relationships, awareness, and partnerships with relevant community organizations and underserved neighborhoods.
- Supporting all SEG social media and promotion efforts (English and Spanish ideally).
- Adapting SEG’s programs and services to the opportunities and needs of underserved communities based on community outreach.
Eligible candidates for the Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship will be:
- A U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
- At least 18 years old
- A high school graduate (diploma or GED)
- Experience working with a nonprofit
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in Google Workspace
- Responsible and reliable
- Spanish fluency preferred but not required