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ILCC-College of Dupage
The VISTA will work to eliminate poverty by leveraging student volunteer power through service learning to increase the scope and reach of organizations working to eliminate poverty in DuPage. College of DuPage students work with over 50 service partners addressing issues of housing, food security, and education with community organizations such as Community Table, Humanitarian Service Project, West Suburban Community Pantry, Peoples Resource Center, and Triple Threat Mentoring, among others. Serving as a liaison between campus and community organizations, the VISTA will expand and deepen these partnerships critical to eliminating poverty.
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Member Duties : Strategically engage with the community partners and assist with efforts to better connect them with COD. Conduct site visits and assist with the evaluation process for each community partner. Create training materials for service learning partners Strategically work with assistant manager, community organizations, and faculty to connect service learning with poverty. Create and implement processes for data gathering from community partners. Grow and improve the service learning at the College of Dupage. Serve as a board member to the Service Learning advisory board Serve as primary liaison to service learning community partners. Collaborate with Career Services office and faculty at COD to create new opportunities for service learning students. Meet with students and assist them as needed; help with course presentations Explore and develop potential opportunities for COD students to participate in Spring and Winter service learning trips
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

ILCC-College of Dupage

Program Start/End Date
10/10/2018  -   10/10/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/23/2018  To  10/10/2018 

Contact Krystina LaSorsa
GLEN ELLYN   IL   60137
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 65951