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FIRST VISTA Program - Nationwide
 
 
 
FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. With a National Headquarters based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people (pre-K-12) to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. The FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA program places VISTA members in strategic in locations to support FIRST programs nationwide.
 
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Member Duties : FIRST VISTA Members work to: 1) Support and assist in the recruitment of teams, mentors, coaches and volunteers with an emphasis on securing and sustaining support to the low income/underserved, 2) Identify specific underserved schools and communities as locations to establish FIRST teams or sustain and grow existing teams, 3) Raise awareness of grant, funding, and scholarship opportunities among underserved students, schools or teams, 4) develop and execute strategies to meet the support needs of local organizations that support FIRST teams in low income/underserved areas, 5) Track and report out on specific performance milestones and measurements.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  computer use, expense account ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Technology . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  self-motivated ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
FIRST VISTA Program - Nationwide

Program Start/End Date
04/01/2019  -   01/30/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA ,  NEBRASKA ,  MARYLAND ,  CALIFORNIA ,  NEW HAMPSHIRE ,  INDIANA ,  TEXAS ,  NORTH CAROLINA ,  ALASKA ,  MISSOURI ,  NEVADA   Los Angeles/Orange County ,  San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2019  To  01/15/2020 

Contact Becky Glaude
200 Bedford St
Manchester   NH   03101
603-666-3906
vista@firstinspires.org
www.firstinspires.org/vista
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 52439


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