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Hamline Basic Needs Access, IAMNCC
Establishing a foundation for basic needs resources to exist long-term on Hamline University’s campus. Providing the necessary non-academic resources for low-income and underrepresented students to create an environment where they’re more likely to succeed at Hamline University and move out of poverty. Conduct research, in the form of surveys, focus groups, and informational sessions to establish what basic needs resources are most needed, and would be most beneficial to the community. Create handbooks, build partnerships and relationships with external and internal organizations, and complete research specific to basic needs resources on college campuses. Center low-income student and community voices by implementing the research conducted to gather perspectives and experiences of low-income community members. Create and establish an awareness campaign targeting the Hamline community regarding basic needs resources and poverty on campus. This project is part of the Community Corps VISTA Program, operated by Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact. The program strives to eliminate poverty through campus-community partnerships by placing capacity building support in nonprofit organizations and higher education institutions. ***Please also send cover letter and resume to supervisor. Interviews will occur on a rolling basis. Preference given to candidates who apply early.***
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Member Duties : Establish what basic needs resources are needed across campus through conducting survey(s) and other forms of research. Create the research format, questions, and complete student outreach and engagement to ensure adequate data collection. Compile and analyze data once it is collected and implement findings into next steps of the VISTA term. Create materials for future staff members centered around basic needs resources and how to navigate them. Coordinate and build programs for students to meet their basic needs. Ensure that a culturally-diverse lens is being used when completing basic needs work by connecting with multicultural student organizations, the Hedgeman Center, the Office of Inclusive Excellence, and connecting with culturally-diverse peers in this field. Establish and manage a multimedia campaign in the form of social media, flyers, and more to inform low-income students about basic needs resources available to them.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  meals, bus pass/parking pass ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Hunger ,  Homelessness ,  Health . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Hamline Basic Needs Access, IAMNCC

Program Start/End Date
06/20/2023  -   06/19/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/10/2023  To  07/31/2023 

Contact Kelly Figueroa-Ray
1536 Hewitt Ave
Saint Paul   MN   55104

Listing ID 117228