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CollegeBound Child Wellness VISTA
The Office of Financial Empowerment advances economic democracy that shares economic prosperity with all Saint Paul residents. The Office of Financial Empowerment seeks to achieve these results: Result 1:Saint Paul residents achieve financial health. Result 2:Saint Paul neighborhoods achieve community wealth. Result 3:Saint Paul residents live in stable, accessible, fair, and equitable housing. Result 4:Families with children in Saint Paul have a city that cares about their future. Result 5:Saint Paul residents are engaged in public decision making. CollegeBound Saint Paul is the City of Saint Paul’s universal college savings program that is providing an account at birth with $50 for each Saint Paul child born after January 1, 2020. The long-term savings accounts can be used for post-secondary education—universities, colleges and also workforce and vocational training. Families can contribute additional money and earn bonuses to watch their college savings and dreams grow along with their child. CollegeBound seeks to build a college-going culture in Saint Paul, and help all parents and child believe that college is possible. CollegeBound is designed to not be a standalone program, but an effort integrated with a set of wrap around services and strategies that can impact the whole family’s: 1) health & well-being, 2) early childhood development, and 3) financial health. The Child Wellness VISTA project will support strategies related to the health, well-being and development of Saint Paul infants, toddlers and their families. The VISTA will work with CollegeBound families, community organizations, and partners in Saint Paul’s health systems to 1) pilot incentives for doctor visits and nutrition programs 2) increase access to health care through mobile clinics and 3) communicate with CollegeBound families about the importance of preventative care through trusted messengers.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Responsibilities include: Coordinate pilot to incentivize WIC 1-year recertification for CollegeBound children Coordinate pilot to incentivize well-child visits with pediatrician or health clinics for CollegeBound children Develop plan to increase access to mobile health care for infants and toddlers in Saint Paul Facilitate the delivery of messaging about preventative care for infants and toddlers to CollegeBound families through trusted messengers
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization . 
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CollegeBound Child Wellness VISTA

Program Start/End Date
09/10/2023  -   09/07/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  12/02/2022  To  12/04/2023 

Contact Rachel Greenwalt
15 Kellogg Blvd W
Saint Paul   MN   55102

Listing ID 115939


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