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Career Pathways Center Coordinator VISTA-YouthLink C3TC
YouthLink is a recognized leader in the Twin Cities and beyond for our work to build pathways of opportunity for young people (ages 16 – 23) experiencing homelessness and housing instability. Our youth-focused team provides innovative, evidence-based services that guide youth on a holistic level toward futures of education, employment, health and wellness, and housing stability. Since 2011, YouthLink has been home to the Youth Opportunity Center (YOC), a first-of-its-kind collaborative center where over 30 community partners make vital resources available onsite to provide efficient and effective interventions and strategies for youth in crisis. The Career Pathways Coordinator VISTA will help to improve the capacity of YouthLink’s Career Pathways Program, which connects young people to pathways into employment and education. Key activities will include research of related programs and best practices, development of sustainable processes and policies, and expansion of community resources and relationships that support YouthLink’s efforts to connect youth with career pathway opportunities. **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 $200 of monthly housing support, transportation support, $45 in monthly phone plan and professional development opportunities. Check out for more details.
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Member Duties : This position will improve the capacity of YouthLink’s Career Pathways Program, which connects young people to pathways into employment and education. This work will allow YouthLink to better achieve our mission to reduce the instances and duration of homelessness among youth ages 16-23. Key responsibilities include: Helping to improve capacity of YouthLink’s Career Pathway Program by connecting young people to education & employment; Develop systems and procedures with the goal of making the Career Pathway Center efficient and effective with a focus on authentically incorporating youth voice in program design; Increase youth, staff and partner engagement with online employment and education information; Developing coordinated strategies for providing skill building opportunities for youth that support their employment and educational goals.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  $200 rent mo.; gas/bus card mo. ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Homelessness ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment . 
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Career Pathways Center Coordinator VISTA-YouthLink C3TC

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  


Accepting Applications
From  03/16/2018  To  05/30/2018 

Contact Elizabeth Coco
615 1st Ave NE
Minneapolis   MN   55413

Listing ID 65499


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