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FIRST VISTA Program - Nationwide
 
 
 
FIRSTĀ® is an inclusive robotics community that prepare young people for the future. Whether it is finding their people or finding their path, students gain the skills and courage to forge ahead with FIRST. The FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA Program seeks to expand the vision of FIRST by working in areas that have been deemed underserved: lower socio-economic communities, rural areas, and areas that have little to no support or resources to be able to easily access STEM initiatives.
 
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Member Duties : FIRST VISTA Members work to: 1) Support 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 existing teams 3) Raise awareness of grant, funding, and scholarship opportunities among underserved students, schools or teams 4) Develop and execute strategies to support the 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 : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  loaner laptop, program related travel ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Technology . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
FIRST VISTA Program - Nationwide

Program Start/End Date
04/15/2020  -   03/01/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK ,  FLORIDA ,  CALIFORNIA ,  MISSOURI ,  WISCONSIN ,  NORTH CAROLINA ,  NEVADA ,  TEXAS   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY) ,  San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose ,  Houston/Galveston ,  Los Angeles/Orange County  

Accepting Applications
From  04/15/2020  To  03/01/2021 

Contact Becky Mwambi
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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