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OneStar: East Austin College Prep Resource Development VISTA
 
 
 
The overall goal of this program is to provide academic, financial, and socio-emotional supports to students through case management while also creating a community of support so they can be successful college. The College Completion Resource Development AmeriCorps VISTA will contribute alongside the Post-Secondary Support (PSS) team by researching best practices related to college access and persistence, developing strong systems and program capacity, creating resource materials and conducting focus groups that will enhance program development. By creating sustainable solutions, the VISTA will be critical to better serving students and families as they continue to and through college. The VISTA candidate should be motivated and enthusiastic about program development and supporting a vision of college persistence and community transformation. Be a part of this college bound identity movement that can transform an individual and a community! Occasional weekends and evenings.
 
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Member Duties : The College Completion Support VISTA will create a community of support for college students by conducting needs assessment with family members and community adults to better understand what college related information should be delivered throughout the year in the form of small groups and/or large presentations. The VISTA will develop events and recruit family members and community adults to participate in programming by building a college-bound learning community through interactive sessions, utilizing evaluation tools to measure successes and challenges. The College Completion Developer will also create resource guides directed at local college students enrolled in community college in addition to researching local academic, financial, and socio-emotional resources tailored to the needs of our community college students.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
OneStar: East Austin College Prep Resource Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
11/27/2017  -   11/28/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Languages
English
Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  05/30/2017  To  11/06/2017 

Contact Kristan Silva
6002 Jain Ln
Austin   TX   78721
512-949-2704
ksilva@swkey.org
www.swkey.org/careers/a
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74802


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