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SDSU Extension VISTA Leader
The VISTA Leader is part of a unique, positive, statewide team at South Dakota State University Extension. Whether leading training sessions, facilitating team-building activities or mentoring one-on-one, you ensure that the National Service team members are equipped with the skills and resources needed for the challenges that face them. Support the 9 member VISTA team engaged in service throughout the state of South Dakota. VISTA Leader will conduct site visits, recruit members, organize/facilitate trainings for members and partner site supervisors, support project planning and professional development, distribute accessible and appropriate resources, track activity and success stories, generate reports, collaborate with other South Dakota Leaders to foster statewide community/national service spirit, recruit new partner host sites, assist in troubleshooting, offer mentorship. Will learn about state institution policies and Native American culture. Will be involved with local conferences, working groups, trainings. Will network with South Dakota professionals and agencies to promote partnerships, resources and new opportunities. Ultimately, the VISTA Leader will play a vital role in ensuring that VISTA members have a meaningful and impactful service year. NOTICE: YOU MUST HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ONE YEAR OF VISTA, AMERICORPS, NCCC, OR PEACE CORPS SERVICE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. Interviews happen on a rolling basis. Apply today!
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Member Duties : The VISTA Leader will enhance South Dakota State University Extension AmeriCorps VISTA project success by supporting recruitment and selection of high quality VISTAs; develop and conduct orientation and training to equip VISTAs with knowledge and skills related to the project. Enhance VISTA project and member effectiveness by facilitating the VISTA team, support team members in their work, provide training, collect data, monitor member monthly reports. Enhance VISTA project stability and sustainability.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Tribal ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Health . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

SDSU Extension VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
06/22/2020  -   06/21/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH DAKOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/22/2020  To  06/21/2020 

Contact Aimee Ladonski
2001 E 8th St
Sioux Falls   SD   57103
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74163