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VYT-Middlebury College CCE Mentoring and Outreach
PROGRAM: The VT Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA Program supports initiatives helping low-income youth & families develop job skills & academic proficiency, build connection to their community, access health & mental health care, find housing, become food secure, and connect with essential services needed to transcend poverty, avoid unhealthy behaviors, reverse the impacts of COVID-19, and ultimately thrive. Website: Site: The Middlebury College Center for Community Engagement (CCE) prepares students for lives of meaning and impact through service, scholarship, and citizenship. Our programs work to strengthen communities and contribute to the public good. Interested in advancing social justice through youth development? We seek a motivated, organized, and compassionate individual for a one-year VISTA position at Middlebury College. The VISTA collaborates closely with the CCE team and coordinates and advises several mentoring and tutoring youth-focused, college student-led initiatives. The VISTA builds capacity in programs and community partnerships that help children, primarily from low-income backgrounds in Addison County, thrive. The VISTA also builds capacity around college-positive volunteerism and first-generation college student access and success by supporting communication initiatives that share community-based opportunities with the campus community. In addition to monthly professional development through VYT, the VISTA member has the opportunity to participate in staff meetings and other on-campus workshops and events to build relevant professional skills. The VISTA member also is supported to participate in Mentor Vermont workshops and symposiums. Locally, youth and families have increased financial, health, and educational stressors due to COVID-19. The VISTA actively supports efforts in developing and implementing our community’s goals for COVID-19 recovery. Located in Middlebury, VT
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Member Duties : The VYT-Middlebury College Center for Community Engagement Mentoring & Outreach VISTA serves with a collaborative team to advise programs that support low-income youth with mentoring, tutoring, college access, nutrition and literacy education, and college-positive volunteerism. The VISTA helps implement best practices for volunteer recruitment, management, and training, adopt anti-racist diversity and inclusion practices, plan effective events, apply sustainable organizational structures, and deepen collaborations with valued campus and community partners. The VISTA also supports outreach initiatives to increase awareness of and involvement in community-connected learning and service opportunities for youth development, COVID-19 recovery, and poverty alleviation. Private transportation recommended for travel to monthly VISTA training in Montpelier. Housing stipend. Send resume, cover letter, & contact information for 2 references.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Professional development, rent subsidy ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Public Health ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Environment ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Counseling ,  Social Services ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

VYT-Middlebury College CCE Mentoring and Outreach

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2021  -   08/01/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VERMONT  


Accepting Applications
From  04/09/2021  To  08/02/2021 

Contact Danielle Shaw
26 Blinn Ln
Middlebury   VT   05753

Listing ID 88459