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Mentor Program Coordinator: Staunton Mentoring Alliance
Virginia Mentoring Partnership (VMP) is the only statewide organization dedicated to the expansion of research based, high-quality mentoring in Virginia. Candidates are being recruited for service from August 2017 to August 2018. VMP is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to our vision that every child who needs a mentor has a mentor. VMP's mission is to provide training and technical assistance to mentors and mentoring programs to increase the quality and quantity of mentoring for Virginia's youth. VMP has a rich history of motivating the mentoring field by providing training and capacity building services for over 28,000 people in the mentoring; execution of effective mentor recruitment and public relations campaigns; and advocating on behalf of increased resources to the mentoring movement and direct service programs in Virginia. Research supports mentoring as a positive influence on youth that not only enhances their social skills and well-being, but also improves cognitive skills leading to improvement in school outcomes, attitudes, and choices. VMP has a team of full-time VISTA members, including two VISTA leaders, to support the organization's internal capacity and members hosted by sites throughout Virginia to focus on capacity building in the areas of: Program Development, Mentor/Mentee Training, Match Support, and Volunteer Recruitment.
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Member Duties : The VMP Mentor Program Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting, training, and supporting the work of mentors volunteering in the Staunton Mentoring Alliance’s programs. The Staunton Mentoring Alliance connects Staunton high school youth with responsible adults who help guide these young people through the transition from middle school to high school and from high school to college or employment. As a second year program, the VISTA will responsible for expanding on the foundation that was left behind and enhancing the mentoring program in Staunton. The VISTA will expand the overall capacity of the working program through mentor recruitment, training, matching and developing a system of ongoing communications.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Mentor Program Coordinator: Staunton Mentoring Alliance

Program Start/End Date
08/18/2017  -   08/17/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/15/2017  To  10/01/2017 

Contact Vanessa Reyes
4900 Augusta Ave
Richmond   VA   23230
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 67636