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Youth Voice & Social Media Specialist VISTA-Teen Hope- C3TC
Empowering our clients and improving our program through client voice is an important part of the Teen HOPE and Pathways programs. We have strong collaborative relationships with state and local governmental agencies, community based organizations, area businesses, and schools, which we leverage to build opportunities and supports for the young parents and children we serve. While a Public Health Nurse focuses on reducing the emotional, familial, and health barriers associated with early childbearing and parenting, the Pathways staff provides daily coaching designed to keep minor setbacks in check and amass the tangible resources needed to keep the parents connected and on-track. The overall goal of this position is to build capacity within the Teen HOPE and Pathways Programs to utilize student voice to engage, reconnect and retain teen parent families and youth on probation in meaningful education and training programs leading to improved stability and living-wage jobs. **This position is part of the C3 Twin Cities VISTA Program. C3 Twin Cities offers a unique cohort experience rooted in a social justice framework. It also offers $300 of monthly housing support, transportation support and professional development opportunities. Check out for more details.
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Member Duties : Build capacity of the Teen HOPE & Pathways programs to engage, reconnect, & retain teen parent families in meaningful education and training programs leading to improved stability & living wage jobs. The VISTA will: Create multiple strategies for gathering student voice/experience into short & long-term program planning to inform daily operations. Ensure such strategies are created within sustainable systems guaranteeing their longevity; Continue to operationalize a social media presence for Teen HOPE/Pathways as a means of providing outreach, communication, & retention strategies for teen parent participants; Build capacity for the Teen Hope program to have a more effective volunteer programs; Build capacity for the Teen Hope program to run an effective tutoring connections program--this include developing more effective system to recruit, train & manage potential academic tutors to assist students with GED preparation;
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  $300 rent mo.; mo. bus/gas card ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Health ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Youth Development ,  Social Services ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing . 
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Youth Voice & Social Media Specialist VISTA-Teen Hope- C3TC

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2018  -   08/01/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  03/16/2018  To  06/15/2018 

Contact Elizabeth Coco
615 1st Ave NE
Minneapolis   MN   55413

Listing ID 65467