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2021-2022 ACE at Siena - Racial Justice Committee Liaison
 
 
 
About 1.5 million people reside in the Capital District of New York State, mostly in the inner cities of Albany, Troy, and Schenectady. Annually, the Center for Academic Community Engagement at Siena College (ACE) selects 32 persons from around America to serve with community-based organizations (CBOs) that work to address socio-economic challenges in the Capital District; these challenges include: gaps in education, health care, the environment, housing, criminal justice, and economic development. VISTAs impact the CBO, and in turn the community, by coordinating volunteer-led projects, conducting research, writing grants, and facilitating outreach Based on your skills and interests you will be matched with a CBO for the year. CBOs we have partner with include: the Boys and Girls Club, Albany District Attorney’s Office, New York State Network for Youth Success, Schenectady Center for Juvenile Justice, Albany Leadership Charter High School for Girls, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, Food Pantries for the Capital District, and many others. You will be managed on-site by a supervisor, mentored by 3 VISTA Leaders, and trained by an experienced VISTA management team. You will attend a Pre-Service Orientation, an On-Site Orientation, and ongoing training. We are celebrating a decade of success and have had nearly 200 VISTAs complete the program. Our program functions more like a fellowship and provides high-impact professional development training that focuses on the enhancement of our VISTA Fellows’ overall growth to make the best of the service year experience. The Fellows bond as a cohort to support each other as they learn, grow, and serve. Join the Movement and see the world change…Become a Siena College AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow! NOTE: MUST HAVE AT LEAST ASSOCIATES DEGREE TO JOIN THIS PROGRAM. OUR VISTAs DO NOT LIVE ON CAMPUS AND ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE SIENA COLLEGE GRADS.
 
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Member Duties : The Racial Justice Advisory Committee Liaison will support the continued development of the CARES Racial Justice Advisory Committee. This will be done through researching local and national models demonstrating racial equality initiatives in Continuums of Care (CoCs). The VISTA will also construct a Racial Equity framework to be used within CARES and the larger CoCs in New York State.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Free public transportation ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2021-2022 ACE at Siena - Racial Justice Committee Liaison

Program Start/End Date
07/19/2021  -   07/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  

Accepting Applications
From  05/20/2021  To  06/21/2021 

Contact Anthony Forchetti
515 Loudon Rd
Loudonville   NY   12211
5187826974
aforchetti@siena.edu
https://www.siena.edu/ace
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89235


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