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North MS VISTA Project
VISTA members dedicate one year of national service to build sustainable systems that connect the University of Mississippi to underserved communities throughout an 11-county area. By developing new, meaningful, and sustainable connections between UM and partner schools and nonprofits, VISTAs build capacity to move Mississippians toward academic success and higher education.
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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 ,  Training and Support ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking . 
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North MS VISTA Project

Program Start/End Date
08/31/2021  -   08/30/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSISSIPPI  

Accepting Applications
From  08/16/2021  To  08/01/2022 

Contact Emily Echols
McLean Institute Howry Hall 304
University   MS   38677

Listing ID 41879