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Genesis & Light VISTA Youth Program Coordinator Year 4
Join us in impacting the lives, livelihood and living condition of Mississippi's most vulnerable community. VISTA members will alleviate poverty by launching a career development initiative that prevents learning loss, builds academic proficiency, develops critical thinking skills during out of school hours. Genesis & Light Center's Educational Assistance Mentoring Project (GLEAM) will develop academic learning centers for families attending low-performing schools to assist students in passing district tests in Hinds and surrounding counties. The project will focus on empowering youth by promoting 1) academic excellence, 2) substance-free lifestyles, and 3) an alternative to youth crime. The objective of this project is to promote education, values, positive attitudes, high levels of self-esteem, and strengthen students and their families in such a way to avoid a life of crime and of poverty. The purpose of this project is to decrease and discourage youth involvement in drugs, crimes, violence or other delinquent behaviors.
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Member Duties : VISTA member will develop, organize establish, and launch career development initiative to help improve grades, attitudes, build skills and motivate (75) low-income, disadvantaged students. VISTA member will also enhance and expand G&L's youth programs including improving grades, attitudes, skills and motivation, build career awareness, develop marketable skills, and improve the social, emotional, and academic performance of 75 low-income disadvantaged youth.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Counseling ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Youth Development . 
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Genesis & Light VISTA Youth Program Coordinator Year 4

Program Start/End Date
02/13/2023  -   02/12/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSISSIPPI  


Accepting Applications
From  01/18/2023  To  01/20/2023 

Contact Aliska Noel
4914 N State St
Jackson   MS   39206

Listing ID 44665


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