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VYDC-Twinfield Together Mentoring Program
 
 
 
PROGRAM: The fulltime & part-time members of the VT Youth Development Corps AmeriCorps State Program (VYDC) implement diverse youth initiatives, fostering positive development & building resilience to help youth avoid opioid misuse & other unhealthy behaviors, transcend the effects of COVID-19, and the gain academic, social, & job skills needed to thrive. Website: VermontYouthAmeriCorps.org SITE: Twinfield Together Mentoring Program (TtMP) aims to provide all interested youth, in the VT communities of Plainfield & Marshfield, an opportunity for a one-on-one mentoring relationship with a responsible, attentive, and nurturing role model. There are 3 mentoring programs under our umbrella: community-based mentoring, school-based mentoring, and peer to peer mentoring. The VYDC-TtMP AmeriCorps Member enhances mentoring relationships across all three programs, develops outreach and public relations for the mentoring programs, and supports high school mentors in their role as peer leaders with younger youth. The member also fosters participation of Twinfield Union School youth in healthy and fun afterschool enrichment activities. The member enhances existing afterschool programs and designs engaging new programs and clubs for 7th -12th grade students. The afterschool space is an opportunity to teach, mentor, and learn new and engaging activities. Twinfield School is located on 60 acres of land in Marshfield, VT, and the AmeriCorps member has access to recreational equipment. Applicants should be willing to be physically active and be able to set good boundaries with youth. COVID-19: Youth in our community have created a “Peer Leadership” group as a way to meet the needs of our community, while also supporting younger youth in navigating a post-pandemic world. The member enhances these youth lead initiatives by building relationships with youth, and helping them build on the skills to organize and lead projects important to them. Location: Marshfield, VT
 
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Member Duties : The VYDC-TtMP AmeriCorps Member enhances 3 mentoring programs & other afterschool enrichment opportunities for middle & high school youth, builds relationships with youth, organizes activities, & fosters positive youth development & resiliency in our K-12 school. The member - (1) recruits, trains, & manages mentors; (2) fosters youth design & implementation of projects with teen youth; (3) communicates the TtMP story through social media, website, & local news outlets; & (4) collaborates with the Afterschool Program Coordinator to design & implement indoor & outdoor enrichment initiatives, including afterschool activities, service learning projects, and Summer Learning Camp for middle & high school youth. Minimum Age: 21. Car recommended: limited public transportation; travel to Montpelier for monthly AmeriCorps training. Send cover letter, resume, & contact information for 3 references. Read member experiences: http://www.twinfieldtogether.net/americorps-position-opening.html
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Professional Development ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VYDC-Twinfield Together Mentoring Program

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   07/29/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/09/2022  To  10/31/2022 

Contact Makenna Crosby
PO Box 627
Montpelier   VT   05601
802-229-9151
vydc.recruitment@wcysb.org
vermontyouthamericorps.org

Listing ID 68587


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