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NC Afterschool Corps VISTA
 
 
 
The NC Afterschool Corps will build the capacity of afterschool and expanded learning programs that serve low-income children, while strengthening these programs’ connection to local colleges and universities. NC Afterschool Corps members will work to recruit and train afterschool volunteers, increase funding and resources to these programs, and expand local awareness of the value of afterschool. Corps members will also enhance civic and community engagement by implementing “Design for Change” afterschool programming, a project-based, service-learning curriculum that empowers young people to solve local programs through design-thinking and action. Candidates must be able to attend an in-person Pre-Service Orientation July 16-19 in Orlando, FL. (Travel & expenses will be paid by AmeriCorps VISTA.) The official first day of service will be July 20, 2018. The NC Afterschool Corps is an AmeriCorps VISTA project sponsored by North Carolina Campus Compact. North Carolina Campus Compact is a collaborative network of colleges and universities committed to educating students for civic and social responsibility, partnering with communities for positive change, and strengthening democracy. The NC Campus Compact state office fosters connections between campuses, shares best practice information and resources, recognizes outstanding work, and champions civic and community engagement in higher education.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : Assess community and agency needs and identify assets • Recruit and train volunteers • Develop systems for volunteer coordination• Create policies and procedures that increase agency effectiveness • Support citizen and student leadership and participation in service • Seek new resources through fund-raising and grant-writing • Facilitate service-learning placements, community-based research, and co-curricular opportunities that support communities • Create publicity and outreach materials • Coordinate afterschool awareness events and national day of service events• Promote AmeriCorps, VISTA, and national service
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Housing ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Counseling ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
NC Afterschool Corps VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/16/2018  -   07/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  

Languages
also Spanish/English bilingual
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/12/2018  To  06/15/2018 

Contact Zandra Cuff
North Carolina Campus Compact
Elon   NC   27244
3362787278
zcuff@elon.edu
www.nccampuscompact.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71762


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