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Campus Compact- Giving Dupage
The AmeriCorps member will focus on continued capacity building for the 14 higher education institutions in DuPage County to address the needs of low-income community organizations in DuPage County through a partnership with Giving DuPage. The member will work with the newly launched DuPage Higher Educational Service Council of faculty, staff, students, and community partners to continue to refine a set of goals and objectives for their collective work based on the goals set in Year 1. The AmeriCorps member will support the Council in implementing the defined goals and increasing the ability of the partners to work together for collective impact for the low-income communities of DuPage County. The position is based in Wheaton, IL The biweekly living allowance for this position is $575.40. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide access to professional development and training opportunities. The AmeriCorps member serving at Giving Dupage 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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Member Duties : -Organize regular DuPage Higher Education Service Council (DHESC) meetings and engage council members to participate and eventually lead the meetings -Supporting the creation and execution of DHESC programs and projects -Assessing the work of the DHESC through surveys, quantitative data analysis, and qualitative research -Evaluating the processes and procedures of DHESC. Working with DHESC leadership to create a sustainable leadership model based on the work that started in year one of the project. -Work with the Council to inform & educate local DuPage nonprofits to the resources available to them through higher education in the region -Update resources, working documents, and DHESC webpage in support of council activities
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
Education ,  Microsoft Office ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Campus Compact- Giving Dupage

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

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

Contact Natalie Furlett
122 S Michigan Ave
Chicago   IL   60603

Listing ID 110168