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LAVetCorps
 
 
 
LaVetCorps navigators will serve as peer-mentor/counselors on Louisiana college and university campuses to support veteran students and their families as they transition from military to civilian student life. Peer-mentoring activities will include but are not limited to the following: * provide referrals for Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs services * provide referrals to area military service related organizations * provide referrals for community/civic services * provide assistance with campus services/activities * provide a safe and welcoming space for veteran students to promote a sense of community and inclusion on campus * promote suicide prevention among veteran students thru ongoing outreach and community engagement * provide opportunities for veteran students to engage in community service projects that will positively impact the veteran student community * serve as a direct point of contact for faculty/staff with the veteran student community on campus thru outreach and training * promote a military friendly atmosphere on campus by positively engaging the campus and surrounding community in veteran student activities on campus.
 
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Member Duties : Provide peer mentoring including: referrals for Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs services, referrals to area military service related organizations, referrals for community/civic services, provide assistance with campus services/activities, provide a safe and welcoming space for veteran students to promote a sense of community and inclusion on campus, promote suicide prevention among veteran students thru ongoing outreach and community engagement, provide opportunities for veteran students to engage in community service projects that will positively impact the veteran student community, serve as a direct point of contact for faculty/staff with the veteran student community on campus thru outreach and training, promote a military friendly atmosphere on campus by positively engaging the campus and surrounding community in veteran student activities on campus.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Veterans . 
 
Skills :
Veterans ,  Counseling . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
LAVetCorps

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2021  -   05/31/2022

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations LOUISIANA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2021  To  01/01/2022 

Contact Nikki Clark
PO Box 94095
Baton Rouge   LA   70804
225-219-5518
Nikki.Clark@la.gov
www.vetaffairs.la.gov

Listing ID 91112


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