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Greater Asbury Park Community Development Initiative
 
 
 
About Greater Asbury Park Community Development Initiative: Greater Asbury Park Community Development Initiative’s (GAPCDI) is one of several planning boards supported by the NJ Office of the Attorney General. The GAPCDI focuses on increasing school attendance, in addition to reducing youth crime rates by providing better leverage of existing resources to stabilize families and reduce risk factors impacting community safety. These efforts include increasing protective factors (FCIU, CIACC, WIB/WDF, YSC, trauma informed care/communities) and decreasing risk factors (poverty, substance abuse, mental health/behavioral health, unstable housing). GAPCDI, is comprised of local government agencies, law enforcement, higher education, public schools, educators, faith-based and community based organizations, nonprofits, and residents who work together to promote positive youth development and curb juvenile delinquency. This is a New Jersey Campus Compact Statewide Collective Impact AmeriCorps VISTA Project. With our college and university partners, New Jersey Campus Compact is building a cohort of AmeriCorps VISTA members to support the anti-poverty work of 14 large-scale, cross-sector organizations focused on increasing education, economic opportunity, and healthy futures in NJ’s underserved urban areas. We seek a qualified, civic-minded individual to be the AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Greater Asbury Park Community Development Initiative.
 
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps VISTA Duties As a New Jersey Campus Compact VISTA, based at the Monmouth County Prosecutor's office, you will be a vital team member serving with GAPCDI senior staff, policy experts, nonprofits, educators, police, and residents build GAPCDI’s city-wide youth education and mentoring efforts. You will research, develop, coordinate, and help GAPCDI execute the following strategic initiatives: 1. Improve the capacity to track, respond to, and scale up changes in local policies, practices and programs 2. Foster increased collaboration and coordination among GAPCDI partners. 3. Increase awareness of community engagement and prevention initiatives 4. Promote the implementation of best practices within schools to curb any school to prison pipeline issues and cultivate within school staff an understanding of and responsiveness to how trauma impacts behavior and resiliency. 5. Identify funding resources to institutionalize and sustain the GAPCDI’s strategies.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Work with the Monmouth County Prosecutor . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Public Safety ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Team Work ,  Cultural competency ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Greater Asbury Park Community Development Initiative

Program Start/End Date
11/17/2017  -   11/16/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/17/2017  To  11/03/2017 

Contact Laura Parker
Monmouth County Prosecutor’S Office
Freehold   NJ   07728
6099246663
Laura@bonner.org
www.njcampuscompact.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 61653


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