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Teen Programs VISTA
 
 
 
Step Up is in the midst of its five-year strategic plan (2021-2025), focused on strengthening and expanding its programs through a blended mentorship model of virtual, in-person, and independent learning methodologies. The Step Up VISTA Initiative supports this work by engaging a diverse network of corporate and community partners, designing and implementing programs for teens and young adults equipping them with the tools, networks, and resources to be successful, and engaging women as members who contribute financially to our mission and serve as mentors At Step Up, we believe girls deserve to define and pursue success on their terms. By bringing girls together in inspired spaces – on and offline – we spark exploration and discussion of what’s possible. Then, with structured support and access to a strong community, we empower girls to identify their unique goals and build a roadmap to get there. Whether there is college, an internship, a network, or simply confidence – Step Up is there for it and there for them. With free programs beginning in high school and continuing throughout young adulthood, Step Up provides the developmental experiences and relationships needed to overcome gender and racial inequities, close the opportunity gap, create meaningful change in their lives, and ultimately succeed in the 21st century. As an organization committed to accelerating the personal and professional development of girls facing systemic barriers, we leverage trained volunteers to drive equity through high-quality and transformational mentoring relationships with women who share their backgrounds and experiences. Every day we strive to amplify a woman’s impact on the girls and communities they serve. During the 2021-22 school year, 97% of Step Up girls reported experiencing Step Up as a safe space and 85% of Step Up teens reported feeling more prepared for the workforce.
 
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Member Duties : As the Teen Programs VISTA, you will work on participant outreach, engagement and retention efforts, relationship-building with relevant parties, communications and program promotion. Your work will directly strengthen the quality of Step Up's youth development practice and ensure its programming supports teens and young adults to thrive. You're a great fit if you have a passion for mentorship and issues pertaining to women and girls. The successful candidate will be organized, empathetic, and professional and have experience in data science and/or research. They think strategically and translate plans into action. Excellent written/verbal communication skills and experience with Microsoft Suite + Salesforce a plus!
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Monthly transit pass, cell phone ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  diversity, equity, & inclusion ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Veterans ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Teen Programs VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2023  -   08/13/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA ,  TEXAS ,  ILLINOIS ,  CALIFORNIA ,  FLORIDA   Dallas/Ft. Worth ,  Atlanta ,  New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY) ,  Los Angeles/Orange County ,  Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  05/17/2023  To  07/22/2024 

Contact Maya Menon
510 S Hewitt St
Los Angeles   CA   90013
12014680568
maya@suwn.org

Listing ID 111940


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