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MENTOR Virginia VISTA Leader
 
 
 
Serve as a VISTA Member with MENTOR Virginia (MVA)! MVA is a Richmond-based, statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports mentoring programs around Virginia with a focus on the expansion of research based, high-quality mentoring in Virginia. Our vision is that every child who needs a mentor has a mentor. VISTA Members will help further our mission is to provide training and technical assistance to mentors and mentoring programs and increase the quality and quantity of mentoring for Virginia's youth. As a MVA VISTA member, you will join our team of full-time VISTA Members serving throughout Virginia. MVA works with VISTA Members directly throughout their year of service by assisting with VISTA Member screening and placement at host organizations, and providing training and ongoing support. Our VISTA Members serve with partner organizations to support each organization's internal capacity focusing on: Program Development, Volunteer Recruitment, Mentor/Mentee Training, Match Support, and Resource Development. During your year of service, you will be serving with our agency in Richmond , VA to support the development of mentoring programs across the state.
 
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Member Duties : You will be instrumental in developing a cohesive, working cohort of VISTA members. The VISTA Leader will design/develop a communication system between the cohort and sites as well as create opportunities for training and education, including planning/leading monthly cohort meetings. The Leader will also help develop a system to collect data from each of the sites that will be creating/strengthening mentoring programs in the community. They will also develop a system to evaluate mentoring efforts at the sites as well as create a procedure to share best practices. The VISTA Leader will assist the VMP VISTA Supervisor in all VISTA Member recruitment efforts. They will coordinate days of service opportunities and training sessions as well as provide researched based resources. The leader must have transportation to the program sites which are located in Central, Northern, and Eastern Virginia. ***The VISTA Leader must have 1 year of prior AmeriCorps/PeaceCorps service.***
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Coaching & Training ,  Education ,  Counseling ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
MENTOR Virginia VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2020  -   08/01/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/20/2020  To  12/31/2020 

Contact Vanessa Reyes
4900 Augusta Ave
Richmond   VA   23230
8045921041
vanessa@mentorva.org
www.mentorva.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 43750


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