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CareerConnect VISTA (Central Oregon)
This VISTA position will join Better Together—a regional, cross-sector partnership working collectively to improve children and youth success from before birth to career. This VISTA member will focus their outreach and partnership development efforts in our priority of aligning education/training students receive with career opportunities. Specifically, this VISTA will work to build systems and capacity in Central Oregon that help link students to meaningful work experiences. The VISTA will serve in critical support of the complex social issue of ensuring long-term student success (defined as ending in a meaningful career). The member will work to increase the capacity and sustainability of a cutting edge student success movement that is data driven, innovative and is gaining increasing recognition on the state and national stage. Through the frame of Collect Impact (see for more information on Collective Impact), this VISTA serving with Better Together will invite and engage schools, higher education institutions, businesses, government agencies, community based organizations, non-profits and individual community members to align and increase the number of students participating in meaningful work experiences. The VISTA member will work to encourage the community to continue to rally around a simple, but profoundly compelling call to action: “Find your role, help students excel - we’re Better Together!" Check us out on the worldwide web:
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Member Duties : The CareerConnect VISTA will work with our community partners, including schools, industries, and non-profits to build capacity around the opportunity for students between the ages of 16-24 to engage in meaningful work experiences. They will engage with industry in Central Oregon to build the partnership between industry, schools and non-profits. They will work with our partners to build and strengthen systems that work to provide these experiences for youth.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  $50 a month gas card . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment . 
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CareerConnect VISTA (Central Oregon)

Program Start/End Date
07/15/2017  -   07/14/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  


Accepting Applications
From  03/18/2017  To  06/01/2017 

Contact Shelley Irwin
2804 SW 6th St
Redmond   OR   97756

Listing ID 65730