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Pawtucket School Dept. Connecting Futures VISTA
 
 
 
The Pawtucket School Department(PSD) is looking to recruit 6 VISTA members to serve at the PSD office on the Connecting Futures Operation AmeriCorps program. The program will focus on providing services to connect high school seniors with 1 of 5 post-secondary pathways, including college or technical school, military service, AmeriCorps/national service, employment or paid internship, and apprenticeship or job training program. VISTA members will focus on developing programming and community relationships to support the work of 16 AmeriCorps*State members in Shea and Tolman High Schools. Specific duties will include assessment of the current programming; recruiting, training, and managing community volunteers and mentors; and developing programs, events, and service projects.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : VISTA member duties will include assessment of the current programming; recruiting, training, and managing community volunteers and mentors; and developing programs, events, and service projects. The 6 VISTAs will be paired up for 3 general focus areas. In addition to overall team duties, applicants may show preference for: • School-Based Program Development: Academic Support, Post Secondary School Access and Financial Literacy, coordinating with the Superintendent, School Principals, AmeriCorps College Advising Corps and Guidance Staff teams. • Career Awareness and Exploration, Work Experience (after school, weekends, summer), Summer Jobs and Service Projects, coordinating with the Pawtucket Foundation, Youth Center. • Industry Partnership Outreach, Job Development and Career Center, coordinating with the Mayor's Office Industry Leadership for Youth, North RI Chamber of Commerce and Pawtucket Boys and Girls Clubs.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Education ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Pawtucket School Dept. Connecting Futures VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2016  -   07/31/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations RHODE ISLAND  

Languages
Spanish
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2016  To  07/31/2016 

Contact Jennifer Bandy
286 Main St
Pawtucket   RI   02860
401-573-4563
jbandyconnectingfutures@gmail.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 61797


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