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Youth Mentor Program Coordinator at EECRC
 
 
 
The VISTA position will allow the youth mentor assigned to create spaces of mentorship, networking, and engagement for Ethiopian & Eritrean youth who have recently immigrated to the United States. The position entails that the youth mentor would be in charge of coordinating activities, accumulating activity materials, and being a team leader. The goal of the VISTA project is to provide the resources, education, mentorship, and support that the youth need to have a smooth adjustment to the new life and systems of the United States, allowing them to thrive socially, emotionally, and academically. The project will also make way for youth to receive education and skill development outside of the school setting. Overall, the VISTA assigned to the youth mentor position will be in charge of coordinating and managing these activities based on the knowledge, background, and needs of the Ethiopian & Eritrean youth.
 
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Member Duties : Research the needs of the youth and coordinating activities/programs to fulfill those needs. Developi a sustainable needs-oriented curriculum for the youth mentoring and tutoring program at EECRC. Research topics such as health, violence prevention, harm reduction, and other related areas to develop systems for social and community wellness and education. Create an event planning system, plan culturally and socially enriching activities and workshops that will promote education and skill development. Equip tutors, mentors, and other volunteers with necessary knowledge and materials to execute their roles. Establish and manage systems for team communication and work tracking through the use of different software and applications. Create reports on project progress, needs, goals, and objectives. Conduct outreach to the Ethiopian & Eritrean community to make them aware of the youth program and resources available to them. Reach out to potential volunteers, mentors, and tutors.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Youth Mentor Program Coordinator at EECRC

Program Start/End Date
12/05/2022  -   12/04/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2022  To  01/01/2023 

Contact Kendra Bowens
620 SW 5th Ave
Portland   OR   97204
2819124213
serve@oregoncampuscompact.org

Listing ID 115524


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