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Department of Public Instruction VISTA- CESA 4
 
 
 
As a Vista at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, you will help students experiencing homelessness by working with schools, community members, and local organizations. You will work with these organizations to create a mentoring program and ensure that schools are providing these students with the services they need. You will be stationed at one of Wisconsin’s Cooperative Educational Service Agencies (CESAs) near La Crosse. As the first VISTA in this region, you will lay the ground work for the next three years of this project. You will have the support of six other VISTAs across the state working on the same project, as well as a VISTA Leader in Madison.
 
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Member Duties : DPI is looking for someone who works well independently. The VISTA will work at CESA 4 in West Salem. They will create resource guides based off of conducting needs assessments and asset maps of their surrounding communities. The VISTA will build relationships with homeless liaisons in the surrounding districts to create and share best practices by coordinating meetings and/or trainings at CESA 4. They will be in charge of meeting with community organizations and schools to help coordinate services to students who are homeless. The VISTA will also work with a school district to start a mentoring program for homeless students to support them academically- this will include recruiting and training volunteer mentors.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*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 :
Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Department of Public Instruction VISTA- CESA 4

Program Start/End Date
11/10/2017  -   11/09/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WISCONSIN  

Accepting Applications
From  02/25/2017  To  10/01/2017 

Contact Kristine Nadolski
125 S Webster St
Madison   WI   53703
6082677338
dpivista@dpi.wi.gov
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 68196


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