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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 a 28-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 ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training and Support ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Health ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

North MS VISTA Project

Program Start/End Date
08/04/2019  -   08/01/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSISSIPPI  

Accepting Applications
From  12/09/2019  To  08/01/2020 

Contact Emily Echols
McLean Institute Howry Hall
University   MS   38677
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 41879