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Join Together Atlantic County
About Join Together Atlantic County Join Together Atlantic County’s (JTAC) mission as a coalition of nonprofits, police, youth, parents, and Stockton University is to prevent, reduce, or delay substance use among the youth of Atlantic County. JTAC’s community commitment is solidified by their grant awards from US Department of Health and Human Services. A VISTA will support the: Above the Influence Campaign, Annual Youth Summit, and Pre-Prom Workshops on Drug Policies. This is a New Jersey Campus Compact Statewide Collective Impact AmeriCorps VISTA Project. With our college and university partners, New Jersey Campus Compact is building a cohort of AmeriCorps VISTA members to support the anti-poverty work of 14 large-scale, cross-sector organizations focused on increasing education, economic opportunity, and healthy futures in NJ’s underserved urban areas. We seek a qualified, civic-minded individual to be the AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Join Together Atlantic County.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : As a New Jersey Campus Compact VISTA based at Stockton University, you will be an integral team member serving with JTAC senior staff, college faculty, nonprofits, and experts to build JTAC’s substance abuse education initiatives. In this role, you will research, develop, and help implement the following initiatives: 1. Implementation of a new initiative at Stockton University, Substance Free Housing 2. Research and present relevant legislation to drug and alcohol laws and evidence-based and/or evidence-informed model programs that curb substance abuse. 3. A public relations plan, marketing materials, and public meetings for JTAC’s drug education programs 4. Improve JTAC’s “train the trainers” curricula on youth substance abuse and referral options for educators, police, and parents. 5. Recruiting, mobilizing and training Stockton University and youth volunteers
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Work with Stockton University Executives ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Public Safety . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Health ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Cultural competency ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Communications . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Join Together Atlantic County

Program Start/End Date
08/25/2017  -   08/26/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY) ,  Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  05/17/2017  To  07/10/2017 

Contact Akelah Moore
Service Learning
Galloway   NJ   08205
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 67099