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Jersey City Mentoring Coaliton
 
 
 
About Jersey City Mentoring Collaborative Jersey City Mentoring Collaborative’s (JCMC) mission is to increase the number of underserved Jersey City students that successfully attain a college degree. JCMC is comprised of New Jersey City University, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), Jersey City Youth Council, Board of Education, and nonprofits. 95% of students in BBBS’ mentoring program graduate high school. JCMC seeks to expand this program by training New Jersey City University undergraduates to mentor 1,000 K-12 students in 3 years. 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 Jersey City Mentoring Collaborative.
 
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Member Duties : As a New Jersey Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA based at New Jersey City University, you will be an integral team member serving with JCMC senior staff, higher education faculty, nonprofits, and educators to build JCMC’s college access programs. In this role, you will research, develop, coordinate, and help implement: 1. A public relations plan and materials to recruit volunteers to be mentors, including social media 2. Community needs assessments and focus groups to inform an effective outreach plan 3. Pilot a volunteer training curriculum and a volunteer recruitment and performance system for college students to be volunteer mentors for K-12 students 4. Pilot a mentoring program with a small cohort of high school students who will be mentored and supported for secondary education goals 5. Grant funding opportunities to sustain the mentoring program
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Work with NJ City University Executives ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Cultural competency ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Jersey City Mentoring Coaliton

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)  

Languages
English

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

Contact Akelah Moore
New Jersey City University
Jersey City   NJ   07305
6099246663
Akelah@bonner.org
www.njcampuscompact.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 67109


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