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South Cumberland Plateau VISTAs Project
 
 
 
SEEKING VISTA LEADER---MUST HAVE ONE- YEAR OF VISTA EXPERIENCE. The South Cumberland Community Fund and The University of the South (Sewanee) have partnered to offer a unique community-university South Cumberland Plateau VISTA Project (SCPVP). This project is a full-time, one year, post-graduate service program in which 10 VISTA volunteers will work with community partners at six distinct agencies to help build and implement programs designed to improve, health, economic well being and early childhood and family social connectedness and resiliency. Each VISTAs are matched with a service site, typically an off-campus non-profit, where they work to develop new programs, and establish supportive volunteer networks with each community and with the University’s curricular and co-curricular community engagement programs. SCPVP provides professional development training to enhance each VISTA member’s personal and professional development, including community organizing, grant writing, volunteer recruitment, and sustainability. In addition to providing invaluable professional experience in health education, food insecurity, energy conservation, early childhood education, economic development or and grant writing, this VISTA program is team focused, providing group programming, support, and social opportunities for each VISTA. Make a difference! Help us improve our South Cumberland Plateau communities!
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Help to develop 1) an after school school activity program, 2) a local public health education network, 3) a low income housing weatherization program, 4) a community outreach assessment program, 5) an early childhood and family support program, 6) a mobile food pantry system, and grant writing network, and a economic development program.
 
Program Benefits :
Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Free use athletics facility, library ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Housing ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Hunger ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Housing ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
South Cumberland Plateau VISTAs Project

Program Start/End Date
02/24/2015  -   02/24/2016

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  11/20/2015  To  12/31/2015 

Contact Nicky Hamilton
735 University Ave
Sewanee   TN   37383
931 636 9080
ce@sewanee.edu
http://academics.sewanee.edu/c
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 54895


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