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Refugee Youth Mentoring Program Coordinator VISTA Knoxville
This position is based with Bridge Refugee Services in Knoxville, Tennessee and is a unique opportunity for an individual to develop leadership, program development and management, and community relations skills within the context of a refugee resettlement organization – offering an opportunity to gain knowledge of and contribute to a continuum of resettlement services. The VISTA member will coordinate a Refugee Youth Mentoring Program focused on increasing educational and vocational opportunities for refugee youth and young adults ages 15 – 24 years old.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will develop, implement, and sustain the facilitation of mentoring matches in the areas of participant recruitment, screening, mentor training, and match supervision – expanding the scope of supportive services available to refugee youth in Knoxville, Tennessee. The VISTA member will collaborate with a cohort of VISTA members serving in the same capacity with partner agencies in Chattanooga, Memphis, and Nashville – meeting regularly with a Statewide Coordinator to develop best practices, participate in trainings, and troubleshoot complex issues. The VISTA member will develop and implement an outreach plan to build the Refugee Youth Mentoring Program’s effectiveness, efficiency, and scope. The VISTA member will research and develop programmatic best practices; develop data collection and program analysis processes; and pursue available grant resources to ensure program sustainability.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Professional development opportunities ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Team Work . 
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Refugee Youth Mentoring Program Coordinator VISTA Knoxville

Program Start/End Date
02/12/2024  -   02/10/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  


Accepting Applications
From  08/30/2023  To  01/12/2024 

Contact Molly Sullivan
2806 McGavock Pike
Nashville   TN   37214
(615) 352-9520

Listing ID 92236


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