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North MS VISTA Project
VISTA members dedicate one year of full-time national service to build sustainable systems that connect the University of Mississippi to underserved communities throughout an 11-county area in North Mississippi. By developing new, meaningful, and sustainable connections between UM and partner schools and nonprofits, VISTAs build capacity to move Mississippians toward academic success, higher education, economic stability, and healthy lifestyles.
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Member Duties : VISTAs will serve throughout North Mississippi to build sustainable systems for fighting poverty through education. VISTAs serve within local community agencies, under-performing schools, and organizations that provide educational supports like mentoring and tutoring. VISTAs also serve within the University of MS providing outreach to establish connections to underserved communities.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training and Support ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Health ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
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North MS VISTA Project

Program Start/End Date
08/29/2022  -   08/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSISSIPPI  

Accepting Applications
From  08/02/2022  To  08/04/2023 

Contact Emily Echols
McLean Institute Howry Hall 304
University   MS   38677

Listing ID 41879