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Mentoring Program VISTA Leader - MENTOR Virginia
Serve as a VISTA Member with MENTOR Virginia (MVA)! MVA is a Richmond-based, statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports mentoring programs around Virginia with a focus on the expansion of research based, high-quality mentoring in Virginia. Our vision is that every child who needs a mentor has a mentor. VISTA Members will help further our mission is to provide training and technical assistance to mentors and mentoring programs and increase the quality and quantity of mentoring for Virginia's youth. As a MVA VISTA member, you will join our team of full-time VISTA Members serving throughout Virginia. MVA works with VISTA Members directly throughout their year of service by assisting with VISTA Member screening and placement at host organizations, and providing training and ongoing support. Our VISTA Members serve with partner organizations to support each organization's internal capacity focusing on: Program Development, Volunteer Recruitment, Mentor/Mentee Training, Match Support, and Resource Development. During your year of service, you will be serving with our agency in Richmond, VA to support the development of mentoring programs across the state.
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Member Duties : Stand up and lead a team of AmeriCorps VISTA Members during their year of service. This position is focused on supporting the development and success of AmeriCorps VISTA Members serving through MENTOR Virginia. The AmeriCorps VISTA Leader will be responsible for providing leadership, support, training and resources for the AmeriCorps Members. They will coordinate monthly check in meetings, lead monthly enhancement trainings, and provide ongoing support through resource development and distribution focused on evidence based practices in mentoring, diversity and inclusion, mental health awareness, personal professional development and youth development. They will also be the driving force for creating a team centered cohort by providing opportunities for connection within work related topics as well as recreational engagements. ***The VISTA Leader must have 1 year of prior AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps service.***
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Counseling ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Coaching & Training ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Mentoring Program VISTA Leader - MENTOR Virginia

Program Start/End Date
10/01/2021  -   09/30/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2021  To  03/31/2022 

Contact Tashara S. Void
201 Hull St
Richmond   VA   23224

Listing ID 43750