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Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star-Full Time West Texas
VISTA members will establish community partnerships for the purpose of recruiting volunteers, recruiting children and developing financial support. They will help to recruit, train, an match volunteers and children; organize match activities; organize fundraising events and write grants. They will also work to establish relationships with school districts to identify children at risk of school failure. They will build partnerships with universities churches, businesses and other agencies to aid in the goal of academic success for children. Members will create volunteer training designed to incorporate intentional educational mentoring into the match relationship. They will work to plan and present programs to prepare students for high school graduation, college and careers. VISTA members will help to establish school-based mentoring programs in local schools.
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Member Duties : Establish relationships with school districts and other community partnerships for the purpose of recruiting volunteers and children, and train mentors to assist children in achieving academic success. Develop match activities to encourage reading and math skills, develop programs for career and college preparation, research and write proposals for funding to sustain program, plan and implement fundraising events. Create P.R. and Marketing opportunities.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Education . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star-Full Time West Texas

Program Start/End Date
07/14/2014  -   07/17/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston ,  Dallas/Ft. Worth  


Accepting Applications
From  04/03/2014  To  05/30/2014 

Contact Annaette Crowder
450 E John Carpenter Fwy
Irving   TX   75062
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 49195