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Normandale Community College VISTA; IA & MN Campus Compact
 
 
 
Normandale Community College is a vibrant, exciting, and diverse community that helps students to succeed and realize their potential. Our mission is to advance individuals’ intellectual, career, and personal development by providing outstanding teaching and support. We serve over 14,000 students across our region through both on-campus and online learning, as well as having robust support services available to students. The position will reside within the Department of Student Life and will be supervised by the Director of Student Life. The goals of this position are to increase low-income and underrepresented students’ access to health, wellness, and basic needs resources on campus by increasing student access to food and healthcare resources, in addition to expanding campus awareness and student involvement in the Student Resource Center. This work will include establishing a food rescue program in collaboration with campus and community partners to address student access to food, establishing an ongoing program or partnership to address student needs for healthcare, increasing awareness of the Student Resource Center through student training opportunities, and building assessment structures to support the work of the Student Resource Center moving forward and build capacity around process improvement to serve students better. This project is part of the Community Corps VISTA Program, operated by Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact. The program strives to eliminate poverty through campus-community partnerships by placing full-time capacity building support in nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions. ***Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Preference given to candidates who apply early.***
 
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Member Duties : This position will establish a food rescue program in collaboration with campus and community partners to address student needs for food. They will identify partners, develop and launch the program, and assess impact. They will also establish an ongoing program or partnership to address student needs for healthcare. This will include managing a student healthcare survey, advancing a proposal for services, and engaging the campus community to build capacity and knowledge. They will increase awareness of the campus Student Resource Center through media, presentations, and trainings to the campus community, in addition to building a student Ambassador program to leverage peer-to-peer connections. Lastly, they will build capacity around assessment of the impact of these activities and the impact on students of the Student Resource Center.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*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 ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Education ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Normandale Community College VISTA; IA & MN Campus Compact

Program Start/End Date
07/19/2021  -   07/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/25/2021  To  08/31/2021 

Contact Justin Martin
9700 France Ave S
Minneapolis   MN   55431
952-358-8179
justin.martin@normandale.edu
www.normandale.edu

Listing ID 102531


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