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College and Career Readiness VISTA
 
 
 
These VISTA positions join Better Together Central Oregon—a regional, cross-sector partnership working collectively to improve children and youth success from before birth to career. Members will focus their outreach and partnership development efforts in four priorities along the cradle to career continuum: 1) Early Learning and Wellness, 2) Supporting Families, 3) Bridging vulnerable transitions and 4) Aligning education/training with career. 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). VISTA members 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. Better Together partners closely with Oregon State University-Open Campus, who provides local access to learning in order to address the unique educational needs of Central Oregon’s communities. Through our partnership work, the critical need of post-secondary readiness has come up time and again, especially with regards to rural students who do not often have access to the information and support they need to plan for post-secondary education and training. This VISTA position will work closely with OSU-Open Campus to develop and implement programming around engaging families to prepare for high school graduation and life after high school. Check us out on the worldwide web: bettertogethercentraloregon.org
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The College and Career Readiness VISTA will work closely with Oregon State University-Open Campus staff to develop and implement a program focused on preparing rural students and families for post-secondary education and training. This person will work closely with community partners in Crook County to build the capacity and systems that enable rural students the same access to post-secondary educational opportunities as their peers. This is an exciting new project, and the VISTA in this role will have the freedom to be creative alongside a supportive team of staff at OSU-Open Campus to develop programming to best serve the needs of rural high school students and their families.
 
Program Benefits : $50 a month gas card ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
College and Career Readiness VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2017  -   08/27/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/06/2017  To  08/08/2017 

Contact Shelley Irwin
2804 SW 6th St
Redmond   OR   97756
5416935678
shelley.irwin@hdesd.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 66433


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