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Utah Campus Compact Higher Education Elevated VISTA Project
Situated in beautiful Utah you can experience all four seasons with the Utah Campus Compact Higher Education Elevated VISTA Project as we continue educating citizens, building communities, and fighting poverty. Utah Campus Compact is currently recruiting for 11 full-time VISTA volunteers. Leveraging the connectedness of the UCC network along with the energy from the state-wide effort to increase post-secondary credential attainment from 39% to 66% by 2020 the VISTAs (Volunteers In Service To America) in this project will build capacity in offices focused on developing college-going culture and college readiness in K-12 schools, as well as those focused on persistence and completion for currently enrolled, economically disadvantaged students. Step up to collaborate with a team of UCC VISTAs and community members who are passionate about elevating Higher Education! Utah Campus Compact is a statewide coalition of colleges and universities that has been dedicated to engaging students in their communities since 1996. VISTA Positions are available at the following sites: Utah State University (Logan); Weber State University (Weber); Salt Lake Community College (Salt Lake); University of Utah (Salt Lake); Utah Valley University (Orem); and the Utah System of Higher Education (Salt Lake) To Apply: 1.Submit an application through; 2. Visit and answer the UCC HEE Application questions (follow the submission instructions). To learn much more about the UCC HEE VISTA Project and the site-specific opportunities please visit!
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Member Duties : Serve as a UCC HEE VISTA and you will have the opportunity to engage in many of these activities…Create and strengthen sustainable campus-community partnerships with schools and community-based organization to support college access and success; Conduct assessments on college-going culture and/or campus climate measures with economically disadvantaged students; Develop K-16 college access and success curriculum and outreach materials; Deliver K-16 college access and success training and technical assistance; Plan and execute K-16 college access and success, and financial literacy events for students and parents in low-income communities; Recruit, train, and coordinate student and community volunteers and mentors for developed K-16 college access and success initiatives; Coordinate poverty awareness events on campuses to increase student participation in anti-poverty activities, including but not limited to, college access and success efforts.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Education ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking . 
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Utah Campus Compact Higher Education Elevated VISTA Project

Program Start/End Date
07/12/2013  -   07/12/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  

Accepting Applications
From  05/10/2013  To  08/03/2013 

Contact Alexis Bucknam
Utah Campus Compact
Salt Lake City   UT   84101
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 50401