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OneStar: Annette Strauss Institute Education Outreach VISTA
The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life ( at The University of Texas at Austin envisions a democracy where all citizens are informed, vote, and are actively involved in improving their communities. Through nonpartisan research, education, and outreach, the Institute seeks to understand and overcome obstacles to civic engagement. As a part of this work, the Institute created Speak! Up! Speak Out! (SUSO), a youth action civics initiative middle and high school students that teaches young people about their communities and helps them to discover the many ways they can make a difference. Over the course of a semester, participating students work in teams to identify community problems and needs, craft innovative solutions to address them, and present their findings to community leaders at a civic fair competition. The Institute is seeking a 40 hour/week AmeriCorps VISTA to build the capacity of the Speak Up! Speak Out! ( program. Join the Institute team to become a part of the civic engagement movement!
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Member Duties : The Education Outreach VISTA will help build the capacity of the Annette Strauss Institute’s youth action civics initiative, Speak Up! Speak Out! (SUSO). As a part of our team, the AmeriCorps VISTA will prepare the program for statewide expansion through research, community outreach, marketing, fundraising/development, and effective utilization of volunteers.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Team Work . 
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OneStar: Annette Strauss Institute Education Outreach VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/17/2017  -   07/20/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  03/02/2017  To  05/01/2017 

Contact Korrine Salas Young
2504 Whitis Ave
Austin   TX   78712
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 59419