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Public & School Partnership - VISTA Summer Associates
Each summer, the Public & School Partnership at Utah State University selects qualified applicants to serve as AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates in local schools and community organizations in the Cache Valley area. The Summer Associate program is a 10-week summer term that starts June 1, 2021 and ends August 10, 2021. PSP's Summer Associates work during local hours of operation to help coordinate summer learning, meal access, and/or substance abuse prevention efforts at local schools and community organizations. Summer Associates will also work to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on education, access, and the summer sites as a whole. Generally, Summer Associates will work with youth, families, volunteers, and site staff. Specific activities vary across the available sites, and a very brief overview of each site’s activities is included below. Summer Associates work 40 hours/week for the full 10-week term, receive a living stipend, mileage reimbursement, and can choose between an end-of-service education or cash award. Federal-and state-observed holidays in July are approved days off, and Summer Associates are granted 3 additional days of leave during the 10-week service. **REQUIRED - IN YOUR MOTIVATION STATEMENT INCLUDE YOUR TWO (2) PREFERRED SITES where you would like to be considered for an interview. List of 2021 Summer Associate sites: CACHE HUMANE SOCIETY (interactive summer learning camps) CACHE MAKERS (STEM learning camps) CACHE REFUGEE & IMMIGRANT CONNECTION (community garden coordination and community outreach) CHILDREN'S JUSTICE CENTER (youth programs, parent education, and outreach) COMMON GROUND (youth leadership camps) LCSD SUMMER PROGRAM (English-learning camp) THE FAMILY PLACE UTAH (summer learning camps and community/volunteer outreach) LOGAN FAMILY CENTER (summer learning camps) DAVIS COUNTY 4-H (youth summer STEM workshops. Based in Davis County!) ZOOTAH (interactive youth summer camps)
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Member Duties : Summer Associates will support organizations to prevent summer learning loss, provide affordable and accessible meals, and provide substance abuse prevention resources. Associates will work closely with site staff and full-time VISTA members to continue and improve upon existing programs, research and pilot new programs that meet client and site needs, raise awareness of local resources, coordinate learning and meal-access programs for disadvantaged youth and families, and procure donations to build site capacity. Specific activities vary by site. See the Service Description section of this listing OR our website for sites and specific activities ( **IMPORTANT - in your motivational statement, include your TWO (2) preferred sites where you would like to be considered for an interview.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  First Aid ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Counseling ,  Communications ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
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Public & School Partnership - VISTA Summer Associates

Program Start/End Date
06/01/2021  -   08/10/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  

Accepting Applications
From  03/19/2021  To  05/31/2022 

Contact Giselle Bandley
6505 Old Main
Logan   UT   84322
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 102351