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Junior Achievement North - Engagement & Equity VISTA
 
 
 
The Minnesota Alliance With Youth VISTA program places members in nonprofits, government, and schools in the Twin Cities to create, connect, and leverage resources to address education inequities such as the opportunity and achievement gaps. We build capacity, coordinate efforts that bridge and build the integration of school and community-wide support for youth, and actively engage youth as agents of change in closing these gaps. Our 20 person cohort meets regularly for professional development, team building, and peer support. This position is placed at Junior Achievement North (JA North). JA's mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Our K-12 programs empower students to be ready for the real world by showing them how to earn and manage money, excel in their careers, and apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. JA programs align to three pathways: Financial Literacy, Work and Career Readiness, and Entrepreneurship. Through a continuum of progressive learning experiences, students acquire the competencies needed to reach their full potential. JA’s unique program model leverages thousands of volunteers who deliver experiential lessons to students. JA is committed to students with the greatest need for enhanced learning opportunities, including youth of color and students from low-income backgrounds. The Engagement & Equity VISTA will play a pivotal role in building the long-term infrastructure for Junior Achievement’s goal of becoming a more inclusive organization. This position will work closely with the Engagement & Equity team, cross-functionally, and externally to build out longstanding processes, presentation and training materials, and external engagement materials. The Engagement & Equity VISTA will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the students we serve, the staff, the organization, and the community.
 
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Member Duties : The Engagement & Equity VISTA will be a key member of JA’s Equity & Engagement team. This individual will: (1) Research and develop infrastructural pieces pivotal to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as community engagement. (2) Identity, research, develop, and report out best practices for data collection and implementation. (3) Support the development of diversity, equity, and inclusion planning and practices within the organization. (4) Support the development and implementation of Junior Achievement’s community engagement outreach to underserved communities. If you’re interested in diversity, equity, and inclusion work at a large, regional education nonprofit, or community engagement and outreach, apply for JA’s Engagement & Equity VISTA position today. You can build skills in research, project management, prospect management, diversity, equity, and inclusion implementation, and many more through this opportunity.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Junior Achievement North - Engagement & Equity VISTA

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/25/2022  To  07/08/2022 

Contact Lauren Van Schepen
2233 University Ave W
Saint Paul   MN   55114
6517056044
lvanschepen@mnyouth.net

Listing ID 110841


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