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Campus Compact VISTA University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps member serving at the University of Wisconsin - Madison will serve at a VISTA project which increases the capacity of the University for highly effective, mutually-beneficial partnerships with anti-poverty nonprofit organizations in Wisconsin through an enhanced liaison and partnership support model. The focus of these partnerships will be organizational capacity-building activities to realize anti-poverty missions. Partnering organizations focus on ensuring healthy futures through work on food security, opioid use treatment, and community empowerment. The AmeriCorps member will partner with 6-8 nonprofit organizations to refine the standard intake process with nonprofits’ seeking university partnership, refine the matching of these nonprofits with courses that engage in community-based learning partnerships and support these courses, support use and development of a new Customer Relations Management database to track partnerships, match and support partnership opportunities, and enhance intra-campus communication. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $575.40 in Dane County. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide professional development and training. The AmeriCorps member serving at the University of Wisconsin - Madison will be part of a dynamic, motivated corps with Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA. Serving as a member of a corps provides the chance to connect with other members throughout multiple states, create a network of support, and share resources. As the intermediary, Campus Compact, a national non-profit, supports the professional and personal growth of AmeriCorps members through a variety of professional development opportunities and in-person trainings including overnight retreats throughout their service year. If you would like to learn more about serving with Campus Compact, please email our VISTA Leaders at vista@compact.org.
 
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Member Duties : The Campus Compact AmeriCorps member serving at UW-Madison will serve a key role in implementing the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Civic Action Plan. The AmeriCorps member will build the capacity of UW-Madison for partnership with Wisconsin nonprofits focused on addressing poverty and especially promoting healthy futures for our communities. This position will be based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (the CommNS) in the School of Human Ecology. Additional supervision will be provided by UW South Madison Partnership (UWSMP). Some travel to meet with partnering nonprofit organizations around the state is anticipated.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Campus Compact VISTA University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2021  -   08/01/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WISCONSIN  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/25/2021  To  10/01/2021 

Contact Amy Hilgendorf
21 N. Park Street, Suite 6401
Madison   WI   53715
6087125950
ahilgendorf@wisc.edu
bit.ly/3cOBXiU

Listing ID 102529


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