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AmeriCorps VISTA

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The AmeriCorps VISTA program based out of the Multicultural Coalition is a great way to get involved in a Midwest community, create a positive impact in minority and poverty issues, build resumes and gain experience in the non-profit sector. Located in Grand Island, Nebraska, this VISTA program has several openings that assist with the poverty elimination and diversity engagement in this community.

 The term of service is forty hours per week, August 2017 through August 2018.

VISTA Data Analyst: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=71862&fromSearch=true

How to apply:

This AmeriCorps VISTA program is accepting applications until July 1, 2017. To apply, visit my.americorps.gov and search by AmeriCorps VISTA, Nebraska and Multicultural Coalition.


  • Fully paid travel and training
  • Living Allowance: $455.70 every two weeks
  • Relocation Allowance: up to $1,500
  • Childcare assistance: up to $400/child/month
  • Health Coverage
  • Training
  • Choice at End of Service: Education Award: $5,815 or Cash Stipend: $1,500

AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members are passionate and committed to their mission to bring individuals and communities out of poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a non-profit organization or public agency. They focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative and financial capacity of organizations that fight illiteracy, improve health services, foster economic development and otherwise assist low-income communities.

Questions? Contact Audrey at director@mcofgi.org or (308) 385-5242.

Information & Training

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If your organization, school or advocacy group would like a train-the-trainer session for Know Your Rights, Immigration 101 or Safety Planning for Immigrants, please email us or call (308) 385-5242.

Find the Rights & Planning Guide HERE.




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Andean Folk Music and Cultures of South America

Oscar Rios Pohirieth presented a program “Andean Folk Music and Cultures of South America” on Saturday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. at the Grand Island Public Library, 211 N. Washington St.

This presentation was made possible by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and the Grand Island Public Library Foundation as part of the HN Speakers Bureau.

“Andean Folk Music and Cultures of South America” is one of approximately 300 programs offered through the Humanities Nebraska Speakers Bureau.  The more than 165 available speakers include acclaimed scholars, writers, musicians, storytellers, and folklorists on topics ranging from pioneer heritage to ethics and law to international and multicultural issues, making it the largest humanities speakers bureau in the nation.

Speakers are available to any non-profit organization in Nebraska.  Each program lasts 30 minutes to an hour, plus a question-and-answer period.

The most frequent users of the HN Speakers Bureau are primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, libraries, museums, and historical societies, agencies for the elderly, rural organizations, churches, arts organizations and ethnic organizations.  Humanities Nebraska sponsors the largest Speakers Bureau program in the U.S. according to the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For information detailing the available speakers and guidelines for booking them, please access our website at www.humanitiesnebraska.org or contact Humanities Nebraska at 215 Centennial Mall South, Suite 330, Lincoln NE 68508, phone (402) 474-2131 or email info@humanitiesnebraska.org.



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Those who donate $60 or more to Multicultural Coalition will be invited to attend a homemade Indian dinner made by our Board of Directors.

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