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Children First - Upper Grades & Post-Secondary 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 Children First. Children First was founded in 1992 on the principles of collaborative action and a shared community vision to enable the healthy development of youth around the research-based 40 developmental assets. Its mission is to engage across the community – neighbors, parents, businesses, schools, health care, government, faith groups, etc. – to play an active role in setting up kids for success to thrive and flourish as adults. The VISTA member will help us launch a StriveTogether Network Cradle to Career educational partnership focused on closing opportunity gaps in St. Louis Park, MN. We seek to engage youth as change agents in our efforts actively. The VISTA will build an Upper Grades/Post-Secondary/Career Readiness Action Group with a data-informed culture focused on population-level results and develop a community scorecard and partnership website. We are focused on key outcomes in a child’s life from cradle to career and use a data-informed, cross-sector partnership accountability structure based on Results-Based Accountability practices.
 
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Member Duties : We are seeking a VISTA member to help us launch a cradle-to-career partnership that will eliminate disparities in our community for children and youth. The VISTA member will help recruit and support an Upper Grades/Post-Secondary/Career Readiness Action Group, build a results-based culture across community partners and develop a community scorecard and website. Our VISTA member will facilitate the co-creation of strategies and move to action in a data-informed way.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*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 :
Team Work ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Children First - Upper Grades & Post-Secondary 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
1400 Van Buren St NE
Minneapolis   MN   55413
6517056044
lvanschepen@mnyouth.net

Listing ID 111482


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