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4-H Volunteer Development in Jackson County, GA
 
 
 
Georgia 4-H develops youth into young civic-minded leaders who have been shown to make healthier choices. To further the great benefits of this youth development programming, additional volunteer leaders are needed to expand programming reach. This project aims to engage an additional 50 low-income youth per year, in rural Jackson County, by expanding 4-H club programming resources and developing adult volunteer leaders. Specifically, this AmeriCorps VISTA will increase resources to support youth, develop or expand funding streams (through grants and sustainable fundraisers), and expand the number of volunteer-led clubs. Furthermore, this position will work with Extension, volunteer, and community leaders to develop a volunteer leadership model for engaging youth in positive youth development.
 
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Member Duties : Specifically, the member will develop volunteer-led initiatives and resources, expand funding streams (through grants and sustainable fundraisers), and expand the number of volunteer-led clubs in Jackson County, Georgia. By recruiting and training volunteers and developing a structure for volunteer support and retention, more young people can be reached through positive youth development.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Public Health ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  Disaster Services ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
4-H Volunteer Development in Jackson County, GA

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   06/07/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/15/2021  To  05/10/2021 

Contact Laura Goss
300 Carlton Street
Athens   GA   30602
706-542-4444
laurwalt@uga.edu
georgia4h.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 100336


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