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Campus Compact National Louis University THRIVE
 
 
 
National Louis University has developed a comprehensive resource center to support low-income college students. The THRIVE Resource Center serves as a single point of contact for essential wrap-around services such as emergency assistance and social services referrals. The AmeriCorps member will assist in curating and expanding community resources and assist in building essential relationships, additionally, the THRIVE Resource Center will grow and expand opportunities to respond to the needs of the whole student. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $575.40. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide a public transit pass, access to the THRIVE pantry, and fitness center access. The AmeriCorps member serving at NLU THRIVE 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 : 1. Curate, manage and leverage community resources in key domains such as food and housing insecurities, financial literacy, employment, and childcare/support for parenting students. 2. Coordinate topics, logistics, and establish programming for “Pizza and Perspectives.” Pizza and Perspectives is a community health engagement program where guest speakers inside and outside the community create a safe space for discussing relevant health and wellness issues of young adults. 3. Increase donation drives to meet the needs of our low-income students. 4. Expand an online clearinghouse of community resources, best practices and guidance for addressing and supporting student basic needs. 5. Monitor database for tracking donations, services utilized, and student engagement with services and resources for monthly report, sharing data with community partners, and use data to tell a story of the student population and their needs for grant applications and potential resource partners.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Transit Pass, Pantry Access ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Public Health ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Campus Compact National Louis University THRIVE

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/05/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Danielle Laban
122 S Michigan Ave
Chicago   IL   60603
312-261-3162
dlaban@nl.edu

Listing ID 111141


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