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CCNYPA University of Pennsylvania Netter Center VISTA
This VISTA project will increase access to and engagement in programs that support positive youth development (PYD). Quality out-of-school-time programs that promote PYD, like the ones facilitated by Netter Center UACS and Fab Youth Philly, have been shown to strengthen social, emotional, cognitive, and academic development, reduce risky behaviors, promote physical health, and provide a safe and supportive environment for youth. The positive impacts of out-of-school time programs are also indicators for K-12 success and post-secondary readiness by increasing likelihood of college degree attainment and higher earning potential. By connecting youth to programs where they can learn, grow, and thrive, and by encouraging them to be engaged in these meaningful experiences from cradle to career, we expect the project to have a marked impact on our youth and the broader community.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA will be responsible for creating a process and infrastructure for tracking and maintaining contact with alumni of the Netter Center’s UACS programs. As the VISTA develops the UACS alumni directory and listserv, they will create processes for updating and maintaining the information. VISTA will recruit and manage volunteers to support outreach to alumni and matching youth to programs and resources that align with alumni needs, goals, and interests. The VISTA will also collaborate with the community partner organization, Fab Youth Philly, to create opportunities for youth to connect across different programs and to expand awareness of youth-serving programs across the city.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Meal Plan, Access to Campus resources . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment . 
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CCNYPA University of Pennsylvania Netter Center VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/19/2021  -   07/20/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2021  To  06/25/2021 

Contact Candace Eaton
St. Leonard’s Court 3819-33 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia   PA   19104

Listing ID 101420