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Focus: HOPE Generation of Promise Program Coordinator VISTA
Recognizing the dignity and beauty of every person, we pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty, and injustice. And to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection. Black and white, yellow, brown and red from Detroit and its suburbs of every economic status, national origin and religious persuasion we join in this covenant. Our programs build on Focus: HOPE's existing strengths in delivering workforce development training and education, its history of providing early childhood education, and its asset-based community development work. These programs aim to create a pipeline of opportunity, with strong supports and access to opportunity from cradle to post-secondary education.
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Member Duties : Generation of Promise (GoP) is a ten-month experiential social justice educational program offered to high school juniors in Detroit and the metropolitan region. This VISTA would be a vital part the GoP Program. The VISTA will implement virtual program events, including monthly programming with local organizations and leaders. VISTA will acilitate recruitment and outreach; -organize alumni network relations; -develop program curriculum; - perform evaluation tracking; - Update social media content; -and research grant opportunities. -Organize the GoP Board of Advisors and Youth Council. An ideal candidate is a creative self-starter and is enthusiastic about youth leadership and social justice education. More information about the Generation of Promise program can be found at
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Communications . 
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Focus: HOPE Generation of Promise Program Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2022  -   07/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  

Accepting Applications
From  05/13/2022  To  07/15/2022 

Contact Rachel Sherman-Guastella
1400 Oakman Blvd
Detroit   MI   48238

Listing ID 107199