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Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country
 
 
 
Have you envisioned yourself leading a non-profit or community-based organization? With Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country (BGCIC), you'll work to build capacity for a youth serving organization and gain experience in program management. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. BGCA began expanding services to Native American communities in 1992. There are now Clubs serving nearly 90 tribes in 25 states, with close to 200 sites. Over 90,000 Native American youth, ages 6 to 18, benefit from Club programs. BGCIC provides A Positive Place where Native American young people can go; to celebrate their culture and community; to enjoy healthy fun with their peers and to learn new skills and self-confidence under the guidance of responsible adults. By achieving the project goals and positioning local Boys & Girls Clubs to have maximum impact on the youth they serve, a local Club is lifting the community out of poverty by creating community leaders and employees of the future and introducing youth to positive lifestyle choices that will make them productive, healthy members of society. To learn more about our organization, visit www.naclubs.org.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : A VISTA will build organizational capacity through; Internal Operations & Management, Program Development & Impact, Resource Development, Sustainability & Strategic Relationships. BGCIC operates under the priority outcomes of BGCA’s Formula for Impact model, which aims to achieve Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, & Healthy Lifestyles for all participating youth. These outcomes are achieved through the implementation of BGCA’s national programs which go hand-in-hand with the CNCS’s overall goals of healthy futures & education. While VISTA members will work to build organizational capacity, they will strive to improve programs related to increasing physical activities & improving nutrition for youth with the purpose of reducing childhood obesity. VISTA members will also assist in developing or improving programs designed to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged youth. For a full position description, visit http://www.naclubs.org/initiatives/americorps_vista.shtml
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Check with site for additional benefits ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
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Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Education ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2012  -   08/18/2013

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  06/18/2012  To  07/15/2012 

Contact Gretchen Garman
2614 Chapel Lake Drive
Gambrills   MD   21504
4433022080
vista@NAClubs.org
www.naclubs.org

Listing ID 35954


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