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YALLA San Diego Development Coordinator - IRC Intermediary
With college as the goal, YALLA participants are engaged with soccer and athletics; they are expected to adhere to YALLA's education program. Many of the children suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and have lost family members to war. The high school-age participants engage in leadership development and coach-based training. YALLA has served child survivors of war from Burma, Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Sudan, Kenya, Burundi, Somalia, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo, as well as immigrant children from Central America and Mexico, and the African-American community. Learn more at The YALLA AmeriCorps*VISTA position is coordinated by the International Rescue Committee in San Diego.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Goal: To build the capacity of YALLA San Diego to provide soccer, academic, leadership and eco-therapy services to K-12 refugee and immigrant youth in San Diego County through the development of financial support, community support (volunteers and donations), and partnerships. The purpose of the position is to: - Develop financial support for organization through grant writing and fundraising - Strengthen YALLAs partnership with local institutions - Develop community support through equipment drives, business sponsorships, and special events Requirements -Strong interest in refugees, youth, and sports -Excellent writing skills -College degree Strong Preferences -Fluent in Arabic and/or Spanish -Grant Writing Experience -Experience with refugee and immigrant communities
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Interest in refugee issues ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  General Skills . 
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YALLA San Diego Development Coordinator - IRC Intermediary

Program Start/End Date
08/08/2014  -   08/07/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/06/2014  To  06/23/2014 

Contact Sharon Kennedy
5348 University Ave
San Diego   CA   92105
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 46224