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Campus Compact- George Mason University
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps project at GMU will build capacity in the newly launched Office of Community Engagement and Civic Learning (CECiL). CECiL is focused on providing central university support for community and civic engagement that is also connected to anti-racism and inclusive excellence efforts. The AmeriCorps member will help develop GMU's Bonner Leader Program and support the development and community partner outreach for community-based learning at GMU. The Bonner Program is an educational access program serving low-income students who are largely first-generation college students. The AmeriCorps member will help build infrastructure to support the retention, academic success, and career readiness of Bonner Leader students to ensure higher education at GMU is a path out of poverty. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $791.70 in Fairfax County. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide a public transportation pass or parking pass and food/grocery gift cards. The AmeriCorps member serving at George Mason University 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 vista@compact.org.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will build capacity by: 1. Developing relationships with community organizations that have not yet worked with GMU 2. Developing the Bonner Leader Program through building partner capacity and interest, designing a community-based curriculum for students, and connecting with prospective donors. 3. Supporting the implementation of the community engagement tracking database through data entry, developing stakeholder trainings, and creating impact reports based on the data. 4. Supporting the implementation and evaluation of anti-racist community engagement trainings for students and student organizations.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  transit or parking pass, food support ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Campus Compact- George Mason University

Program Start/End Date
07/18/2022  -   07/17/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2022  To  07/18/2022 

Contact Kristen Wright
4400 University Dr
Fairfax   VA   22030
716-864-9189
kwrigh22@gmu.edu

Listing ID 110033


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