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YALLA Evaluation and Volunteer 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 coaching 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 www.yallasd.com. The YALLA AmeriCorps*VISTA position is coordinated by the International Rescue Committee in San Diego.
 
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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 a benchmark evaluation of the Scholar-Athlete Program and engage relevant local stakeholders. The purpose of the position is to: 1) Develop and track evaluation measures for the Education Program, ensuring that Scholar-Athlete and College Prep program goals are meeting determined benchmarks. 2) Recruit and retain committed academic volunteers. 3) Coordinate with school districts and teachers to manage recruitment and develop creative curriculum. 4) Collaborate with partner organizations and cultivate networks to identify grants and funding opportunities.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Interest in Refugee Issues ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
YALLA Evaluation and Volunteer Coordinator IRC Intermediary

Program Start/End Date
08/07/2015  -   08/05/2016

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/30/2015  To  06/10/2015 

Contact Simon Hansen
5348 University Ave
San Diego   CA   92105
619-641-7510
Simon.Hansen@Rescue.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 50481


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