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GSCM Anne Arundel County Community Troop Project
 
 
 
More than camping and cookies, the new Girl Scouts offers girls and young women leadership opportunities of a lifetime. Strong social networks of peers and adult mentors, are brought together and supported through the Anne Arundel County Community Troop Initiative. VISTA’s will have the benefit of the legacy and goodwill of Girl Scouts, and can instantly build rapport and make a difference in someone’s life – sometimes in just one interaction. This opportunity at Girl Scouts requires a person skilled in: strategy and tactics, internet searches, converting data into information, problem-solving, networking, and project management. For the Anne Arundel County position, fluency in written/spoken Spanish is preferred. This special troop formation initiative seeks to match girls from disadvantaged and underserved communities in the Brooklyn Park area of North County, and in the City of Annapolis, with adult role models and leaders who will provide opportunities for fun with a purpose at troop meetings, field trips and program events, and inspire them to imagine and chart a new path for a bright successful future. These two jurisdictions present great challenges and opportunities. In Annapolis, the State House of Delegates Building sits adjacent to the County’s largest Section 8 housing complex. In both areas of the county, a large Latino community resides – the preponderance from El Salvador. The VISTA member in this position will implement practices that are culturally competent and advance diversity, equity and inclusion in community troop development.
 
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Member Duties : This position will implement outreach and recruitment in the communities of Brooklyn Park and the City of Annapolis, building on the experiences of the activity of year one. They will conduct troop formation including assessment of good fit and linkage of adults to groups of girls. They will conduct space analysis to assure safe, clean environments for small groups of children and adult volunteers. They will design and implement adult training programs in technology-delivered activities retention. The VISTA will develop a community profile, an evaluation process, resources and systems necessary for sustained implementation of troop programs in target communities. The VISTA member will design parent materials,for engagement in encouraging their daughters to pursue enriching academic and career aspirations. Identification of funding sources to sustain the program will also be completed by the VISTA member, with prospect research and development of letters of inquiry.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
GSCM Anne Arundel County Community Troop Project

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/30/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  

Languages
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  05/17/2021  To  10/17/2021 

Contact Jennifer Stolte
4806 Seton Drive
Baltimore   MD   21215
410-358-9711
www.gscm.org

Listing ID 104116


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