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Englewood VISTA Associate
The Greater Englewood VISTA Associate will partner with community agencies such as Teamwork Englewood, Imagine Englewood IF, R.A.G.E and Greater Englewood Development Corporation to increase organizational capacity to address disparities in education, job reentry, youth development, entrepreneurship, data analysis and evaluation strategies. All agencies have been collectively working as a team to build up the Englewood Quality of Life Plan (E.Q.L.P) which is the result of a community driven process that engaged residents, community leaders, youth, elected officials, and schools. These partners are working together to make positive changes in the Englewood neighborhoods that will alleviate poverty in the Englewood community. The VISTA member will build impact by researching, scaling, embedding strategies for all partners. This includes Identifying job training and employment programs that can be scaled and replicated. Identifying resources and best practices that support diverse learning needs. Develop partnerships with local colleges and businesses, and recruit youth mentors. The VISTA Associate will also develop funding-raising strategies and marketing campaigns for all community partners.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Greater Englewood Development Corporation seeks motivated people with excellent communication skills. The VISTA member will receive training and mentoring to achieve the following goals: 1.Collaborate and build new resources to support the sustainability of the E.Q.L.P Initiative 2. Identify which partners will benefit from education research. 3. Organize and recruit youth mentors 4. Compile/analyze data on community needs. 5.Utilize social media, newsletters, flyers and public speaking engagements to recruit volunteers for community partners and 6. Collaborate with specific job-reentry partners to enhance the number of jobs in Englewood.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Education ,  Housing ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Counseling ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Health . 
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Englewood VISTA Associate

Program Start/End Date
01/06/2020  -   01/30/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  


Accepting Applications
From  01/01/2019  To  01/30/2020 

Contact Darvece Monson
815 W 63rd St
Chicago   IL   60621

Listing ID 78004