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Concordia College-Moorhead, IAMNCC
The purpose of Concordia College is to influence the affairs of the world by sending thoughtful and informed men and women dedicated to the Christian life. Concordia is a small, private liberal arts college in Moorhead, MN, serving 1,850 primarily undergraduate students ages 18-22. The VISTA position will focus on increasing low-income and underrepresented students’ access to health, wellness, and basic needs resources on campus and in the community by improving ways to identify low-income and underrepresented students’ unmet, basic needs, expanding campus awareness, providing education, and analyzing current resources and systems for effectiveness. This project is part of the Community Corps VISTA Program, operated by Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact. The program strives to eliminate poverty through campus-community partnerships by placing capacity building support in higher education and nonprofit organizations. ***Please also send cover letter and resume to supervisor. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Preference given to candidates who apply early.***
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Member Duties : The VISTA duties will center around access to health, wellness, and basic needs, and assist with analyzing and expanding current basic needs support systems. They will connect the on campus Cobber Food Pantry to local food recovery program efforts to enhance the availability of fresh, healthy options, while expanding the volunteer network. They will prepare and lead educational programs, for users of the program, and the campus community. They will analyze the current emergency financial assistance program and implement changes to ensure effectiveness for students in need. They will develop an assessment tool to identify unmet basic needs of students. They will research community support options and assist students in accessing these resources. They will also identify gaps in campus and community resources.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  on-campus housing w/utilities, bus pass ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Hunger ,  Health ,  Technology ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Education ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Concordia College-Moorhead, IAMNCC

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2023  -   08/12/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  02/23/2023  To  07/31/2023 

Contact Katie Nystuen
901 8th St S
Moorhead   MN   56562

Listing ID 110432