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Sacred Pathways, Inc. -Coordinator of Youth Development
Sacred Pathways is a faith-based organization whose mission is to create a supportive community of outreach, counseling, referral and immediate services and assistance for individuals and families in need by meeting them where they are and empowering them to move from homelessness to hope, addiction to recovery, and sickness to health. Its goal is to build healing relationships that will restore integrity, productivity, and realization of one's full potential as a human being. Sacred Pathways, Inc. is staffed by community volunteers that include two (2) trainees from the Council on Aging, a Lay Health Advisor from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, community service workers from the Work First Program of the Robeson County Department of Social Services and Robeson County Court System, and a recovering ordained Methodist minister who serves as counselor in residence. A certified feeding site, Sacred Pathways Inc. serves hot cooked breakfast and lunch meals daily and distributes food boxes on Saturdays and Sundays. Since 2006, community volunteers have provided slightly less than 6,000 volunteer hours in activities related to the mission of Sacred Pathways, Inc. These volunteers have included faith-based volunteers from area church of all faiths, students from the Service Learning Program and fraternal organizations on the campus of the University of NC at Pembroke, community service workers from the housing authority, the judicial system and the Department of Social Services.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Coordinator of Youth Development will develop a program designed to address troubled youth, students at risk, and alternative educational planning for school dropouts. Specific responsibilities include: 1) Conducting a community canvas of school, church and community-based youth programs to develop a Youth Resource Directory; 2) Develop partnerships and collaboration with community institutions to develop a structured program designed to target dropout prevention; 3)Identify and establish a countywide youth leadership group to serve as Community Youth Advisors to city and county officials; 4) Work with schools to develop opportunities to match mentors and tutors for underachieving students.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Business/Entrepreneur . 
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Sacred Pathways, Inc. -Coordinator of Youth Development

Program Start/End Date
10/16/2012  -   11/01/2013

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NORTH CAROLINA  


Accepting Applications
From  10/16/2012  To  11/01/2012 

Contact Ruth Woods
303 East College Street
Pembroke   NC   28372
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 7691