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4-H Volunteer Development in Houston County, GA
Georgia 4-H develops youth into young civic-minded leaders who have been shown to make healthier choices. To further the great benefits of this youth development programming, additional volunteer leaders are needed to expand programming reach. This project aims to engage an additional 50 low-income youth per year, in Houston County, by expanding 4-H club programming resources and developing adult volunteer leaders. Specifically, this AmeriCorps VISTA will increase resources to support youth, develop or expand funding streams (through grants and sustainable fundraisers), and expand the number of volunteer-led clubs. Furthermore, this position will work with Extension, volunteer, and community leaders to develop a volunteer leadership model for engaging youth in positive youth development.
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Member Duties : Specifically, the member will develop volunteer-led initiatives and resources, expand funding streams (through grants and sustainable fundraisers), and expand the number of volunteer-led clubs in Houston County, Georgia. By recruiting and training volunteers and developing a structure for volunteer support and retention, more young people can be reached through positive youth development.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
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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 ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Health . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Disaster Services ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

4-H Volunteer Development in Houston County, GA

Program Start/End Date
10/25/2021  -   10/26/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  


Accepting Applications
From  09/10/2021  To  12/17/2021 

Contact Laura Goss
300 Carlton Street
Athens   GA   30602

Listing ID 106897