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19-20 UCA DCPSS Education to Career Navigator
 
 
 
Serving in Roseburg, OR at Douglas County Partners for Student Success (DCPSS), the member will support youth exploring experiences that engage them in personalized plans for their future careers and education. The member will 1) serve alongside staff and volunteers to develop and deliver experiential learning opportunities including guidance for career and post-high school education planning; 2) mentor youth who have been exposed to experiential learning in our local schools and community-based education sites and need further support to pursue career options and post-high school education plans; 3) become familiar with services and resources available to youth to pursue post-high school education; 4) recruit, serve with and coach community volunteers willing to be industry mentors and post-high school education navigators; 5) Coach youth to prepare for May Exhibition of Projects and Plans for Future 6) develop localized documents and standards of practice, based on experience and training, for mentoring youth transitioning from initial experiential learning exposure to career and post-high school planning/decision-making. United Communities AmeriCorps (UCA) engages members in meaningful service to meet critical needs in SW Oregon. UCA projects improve access to community programs in project focus areas of Education, Economic Opportunity, Healthy Futures, and Environmental Stewardship. Members engage clients in their dedicated service project, and then use their experience to recruit, retain, and support community volunteers. Members serve full-time for 11 months, totaling 1,700 hours for the term of service. Our positions have benefits (education award, monthly stipend, training opportunities, etc). For more information and position descriptions, visit: www.ucancap.org/americorps. Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis as qualified candidates are identified. Selection may be made prior to the application deadline. Early application is strongly encouraged.
 
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Member Duties : 1) Provide leadership and ongoing mentoring to students related to career and post-high school education planning; 2) Build caring and supportive relationships with youth that foster respect and trust; 3) Build personal skills in effective mentoring and knowledge of career and post-high school education tools and options for youth; 4) Prepare and support youth to prepare exhibitions of projects and plans related to career and post-high school education planning; 5) Serve with partners to identify youth needing support and mentoring; 6) Develop localized documents and standards of practice for mentoring youth for post-high school career and education planning with partner of DCPSS and UVSH; 7) Lead community-wide recruitment of volunteer mentors; 8) Deliver mentoring training to community volunteers supporting the work of DCPSS and UVSH; 9) Implement and/or develop systems to inform Effective Volunteer Management Practices (EVMPs)
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Mentoring ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
19-20 UCA DCPSS Education to Career Navigator

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2019  -   07/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OREGON  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/30/2019  To  08/28/2019 

Contact Jordan Jungwirth
280 NE Kenneth Ford Dr
Roseburg   OR   97470
5414923919
jordan.jungwirth@ucancap.org
www.ucancap.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 67559


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