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2017-18 Volunteer Coordinator (826 Chicago)
 
 
 
826 National will work with Corps 18 volunteers to build the organization’s capacity to work with underserved youth in order to develop essential writing and creative thinking skills that lead to academic success. Corps 18 volunteers will support volunteer recruitment, program development, and organizational capacity building in seven different writing and tutoring centers located in seven urban areas across the country (San Francisco, Ann Arbor/Detroit, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, and New York City). Additionally, 826 National will deploy AmeriCorps*VISTA members to work directly in our centers to provide for the sustainability of volunteer recruitment, training, and retention efforts; conduct development activities, and support in-school and on-site program and program expansion efforts to provide field trips, scholarships and summer programs for under-resourced youth.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA member will develop and sustain systems for volunteer onboarding and screening processes to maintain trained volunteer corps. Coordinate volunteer data, including upkeep of volunteer calendar and hour tracking, to ensure individualized attention (i.e. low student to volunteer ratios) for youth programs. Member will also Identify additional resources to improve volunteer program that supports urban, low-income youth through after-school tutoring and writing programs. Lastly, member will build awareness about 826CHI volunteer program through media and outreach events and support volunteer recognition events and special initiatives to ensure sustained volunteer corps and continued free programs for youth.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*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 and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2017-18 Volunteer Coordinator (826 Chicago)

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2017  -   08/01/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA ,  MINNESOTA ,  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ,  MICHIGAN ,  NEW YORK ,  MASSACHUSETTS ,  ILLINOIS   Los Angeles/Orange County ,  San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose ,  Chicago ,  Washington/Baltimore ,  Boston ,  Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint ,  New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2017  To  06/09/2017 

Contact Kendra Curry-Khanna
1331 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago   IL   60622
773-772-8108
kendra@826chi.org
www.826chi.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73142


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