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Red Lake Nation College: Community Ed. and Training VISTA
 
 
 
The VISTA Member will support the Red Lake Nation College’s mission to provide excellent higher education grounded in the Ojibwe language and culture of the Red Lake Nation. RLNC is an inclusive educational institution with a particular aim to engage and inspire tribal citizens of the Red Lake Nation and neighboring tribal nations in Minnesota to pursue higher education and training to become future leaders of their nations. The VISTA member will play an important role in identifying and addressing community employment needs by creating practical and cost-effective training that benefit tribal citizens and members. Most importantly, the member will be an active participant in addressing the education and opportunity gap of Native Americans in Minnesota by increasing access, opportunity, and hope for higher education. As a VISTA member within the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, the VISTA member will be part of a cohort of members in Tribal organizations across the country working on similar projects.
 
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Member Duties : The Community Education & Customized Training Coordinator will build capacity at Red Lake Nation College through developing community education and training programs. The VISTA will work closely with the Director of Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment to develop and implement these programs to train future leadership and talent based on community needs. Thus, the member will build community relations with local employers to assess employment problems, needs, and opportunities. The member will assist with the research design, data collection, and analysis to help design data-informed programs. The VISTA will be based at the Red Lake Campus but will collaborate with staff and faculty at the Minneapolis Campus and surrounding communities. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills, demonstrate cultural competency, and have a passion for Indigenous education.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing supplement may be available ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Tribal . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Red Lake Nation College: Community Ed. and Training VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2021  -   07/06/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/17/2021  To  05/13/2022 

Contact John Phillips
121 Oronoco St
Alexandria   VA   22314
7063104199
vista@aihec.org

Listing ID 104175


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