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JFCS - Career Preparation Specialist - PSEI
Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, a non-profit organization serving people of all backgrounds, is seeking a creative individual interested in participating in the development, implementation and evaluation of a new IT career program. In this project you will use your skills in technology, video, writing, social media and public relations in order to engage diverse constituencies in our sectoral employment initiatives. A component of this assignment will be to interact with employers in order to recruit mentors, develop apprenticeships, and secure job opportunities. This person will also have the opportunity to recruit, train and manage volunteer mentors, and to participate in research and development for grant writing purposes. This person will help with the development of a diverse funding plan to raise $300,000. Duties will also include Recruitment of a volunteer force and development of a training program for approximately 60 participants. This VISTA will be part of the Phillips Sectoral Employment Initiative (PSEI) cohort. Members of this cohort will learn and grow together throughout their term of service through bi-weekly professional development, group attendance at regional conferences and regular team building activities. Learn more about PSEI at
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Member Duties : 1. Assist in the development of a dynamic curriculum for participants preparing to enter technology training 2. Identify recruit, train and manage a corps of volunteer technology career mentors. 3. Identify potential employers and develop an engagment tool to recruit them for apprenticeships and job placements. 4. Assist with the creation of grant proposals to help raise $300,000 in funding from multiple funders. 5. Create a draft replication guide that will be used to expand the program to other cities.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Professional Development ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Education . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications . 
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JFCS - Career Preparation Specialist - PSEI

Program Start/End Date
07/29/2014  -   08/01/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/03/2014  To  06/09/2014 

Contact Salena Acox
615 1st Ave NE
Minneapolis   MN   55413
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 53470