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November 2013-Boys & Girls Club of Farmington
 
 
 
The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, & responsible citizens. Clubs provide a place where Native American youth can celebrate their culture & community, enjoy healthy fun with their peers, & learn new skills & self-confidence under the guidance of responsible adults; they are a place where great futures start. Boys & Girls Clubs in Indian Country (BGCIC) operates under the priority outcomes of BGCA’s Formula for Impact model, which aims to achieve Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, & Healthy Lifestyles for all participating youth. These priority outcomes are achieved through the implementation of BGCA’s core program areas: Character & Leadership Development, Education & Career Development, Health & Life Skills, the Arts & Sports, & Fitness & Recreation. BGCIC priority outcomes go hand-in-hand with the Corporation for National & Community Service’s overall goals of healthy futures and education. While AmeriCorps*VISTA members work to build organizational capacity for BGCIC, they will strive to improve programs related to increasing physical activities and improving nutrition for youth with the purpose of reducing childhood obesity. VISTA members will also assist BGCIC in developing or improving programs designed to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged youth. BGCIC AmeriCorps*VISTA candidate applications must meet minimum requirements. Please visit http://www.naclubs.org/initiatives/americorps_vista.shtml to view these requirements and before submitting an application to this project. References may not be family or friends.
 
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Member Duties : Have you envisioned yourself leading a non-profit or community-based organization? With BGCIC, you'll work to build capacity for a youth serving organization & gain experience in program management. At the Native American Boys & Girls Club in Farmington, NMa VISTA member will build organizational capacity through the following activities (specific activities vary by Club site); 1. Internal Operations & Management: position the Club to be able to have maximum impact & aid youth to succeed in adulthood, as defined by BGCA's Formula for Impact & national programs. 2. Program Development & Impact: improve the Club's program delivery. 3. Resource Development: ensure sustainability of the local Club through fund seeking tasks. 4. Sustainability: ensure sustainability of the local Club organization through tasks to further embed the Club in the community. 5. Strategic Relationships: build strategic relationships in the community to ensure sustainability.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Public Health ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
November 2013-Boys & Girls Club of Farmington

Program Start/End Date
11/12/2013  -   11/11/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/31/2013  To  10/18/2013 

Contact Gretchen Garman
2614 Chapel Lake Dr
Gambrills   MD   21054
443-302-2080
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 51639


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