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Campus Compact VISTA Rockford Promise, IL
The AmeriCorps member serving at Northern Illinois University - Rockford Promise will build capacity for a growing their new Promise program. Rockford Promise is a diverse scholarship and mentoring program that provides full-tuition scholarships and mentoring services to Rockford Public School students. Aligning with AmeriCorps' anti-poverty objectives, time spent at this post will include program and operations development to support over 100 low-income students, who are at risk due to their socioeconomic status. Additional success strategies include growing a mentoring program and identifying community and civic engagement partnerships. The AmeriCorps member will contribute to the capacity-building goals of the project by performing activities such as building vital data reporting capabilities and developing programming and student support materials. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $575.40 in DeKalb County. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide food/grocery gift cards, access to professional development and training, and a phone/internet stipend. The AmeriCorps member serving at Northern Illinois University - Rockford Promise 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
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Campus Compact AmeriCorps member at Northern Illinois University will: assist with development, and evaluation of activities designed to increase student retention, persistence, and job readiness by Rockford Promise Scholars; help recruit mentors and develop workshops and programming for mentor trainings; help identify potential business community partners and the jobs skills needed at partnering mentoring organizations, to strengthen workforce development and job readiness; and research policies and procedures to combine into handbooks that Staff, Scholars, Mentors, and Board of Directors can use.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Grocery cards, internet/phone stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
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Campus Compact VISTA Rockford Promise, IL

Program Start/End Date
12/06/2021  -   12/05/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  


Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2021  To  11/20/2021 

Contact Dr. Tasha Davis
1643 N Alpine Rd
Rockford   IL   61107

Listing ID 102558


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