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Youth Impact Coordinator
Our vision is that every child who needs a mentor has a mentor. VISTA Members will help further our mission to provide training and technical assistance to mentors and mentoring programs and increase the quality and quantity of mentoring for Virginia's youth. As a MVA VISTA member, you will join our team of full-time VISTA Members serving throughout Virginia. MVA works with VISTA Members directly throughout their year of service by assisting with VISTA Member screening and placement at host organizations, and providing training and ongoing support. Our VISTA Members serve with partner organizations to support each organization's internal capacity focusing on: Program Development, Volunteer Recruitment, Mentor/Mentee Training, Match Support, and Resource Development. During your year of service, you will be serving to support the development of mentoring programs.
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Member Duties : Help build an equitable community by empowering youth voice and leadership. The VISTA Member will build the foundation of policies and procedures for a youth advocacy council with the goal of involving youth voice and leadership in mentorship in Virginia. Main goals will be raising community awareness through outreach, establishing the council, supporting the council once launched, and researching funding opportunities to support the council. The VM will build relationships with schools and youth based agencies in order to recruit council members and gain feedback from community members. Establish a planning committee that involves diverse youth to collaborate on early planning and recruitment. Create orientation training for youth advisory council. Assess needs of youth advisory council and create specialized training in response to assessment. Research funders that would support youth council work and/or accept proposals from youth to fund their priorities.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Youth Impact Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/02/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/20/2020  To  10/01/2020 

Contact Vanessa Reyes
4900 Augusta Ave
Richmond   VA   23230
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 97431