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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 : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training and Support ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
North MS VISTA Project

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2023  -   08/26/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSISSIPPI  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  09/11/2023  To  08/02/2024 

Contact Emily Echols
Grisham-McLean Institute
University   MS   38677
662-915-2713
emily@olemiss.edu
http://vista.olemiss.edu/

Listing ID 41879


       

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