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14-15 Iowa Campus Compact - Buena Vista University
IACC is a statewide coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public role of higher education. We provide services to our members that enhance their ability to engage students, staff, and faculty in their communities including professional development opportunities, technical assistance, networking, grants and other programming. The 2014-2015 IACC VISTA Program will work to build partnerships between our member campuses and their community partners in an effort to build capacity and alleviate poverty in relation to education and economic opportunity. The Buena Vista University VISTA will work closely with the Storm Lake Community Schools' Teammates Mentoring program to match mentees with mentors to improve students' academic performance in literacy and/or math.
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA member will work with Buena Vista University’s Civic Engagement office and Teammates mentoring program with Storm Lake Schools to enhance capacity building for at risk youth and those in poverty. The VISTA member will work towards increasing attendance at local schools and academic performance through the mentoring program. Additionally, they will assist the Director of Civic Engagement with encouraging and educating the campus community to implement and track civic engagement experiences that address community needs in the areas of education and economic opportunity. This position is located in Storm Lake, IA.
Program Benefits : Meal Assistance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Housing . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

14-15 Iowa Campus Compact - Buena Vista University

Program Start/End Date
06/12/2014  -   06/11/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/07/2014  To  05/01/2014 

Contact Monique Ellefson
1200 Grand Ave
Des Moines   IA   50309
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 53668