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Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship
The Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship is a full-time, post-graduate service and fellowship opportunity through the Swearer Center at Brown University. VISTA fellows are matched with a local organization, state agency, or a Swearer Center department to build capacity in organizations fighting poverty. Agencies work in the education, health, arts and/or economic justice sector. VISTA fellow placement sites include: Providence Children's Museum D'Abate Community School RI Office of Innovation The position responsibilities include data management, data assessment, volunteer recruitment, grant writing, fundraising, and other systems building. Our program provides high-impact professional development and training that enhances our VISTA fellows’ personal and professional skills. Trainings will include role-specific support in research/data and building community partnerships while also learning valuable skills in cultural humility and career planning. Campus lectures and library resource workshops will also be accessible for VISTA fellows at Brown. The fellowship is team-focused and provides a variety of resources to help you, so you can become a key player at your placement site. Our aim is to help you make the most of your service year experience.
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Member Duties : Member duties will vary based on site placement. The following is a sample list of duties for our current VISTA sites: Creating and streamlining systems to lead improved campus-community partnerships Connecting research needs of community organizations and government agencies with research capacity of Brown University Volunteer recruitment and training and support systems development Building systems to track student engagement leading to improved student trainings Data analysis that will improve overall program outcomes Creating an alumni network of youth from after school programs Data collection of Brown students and elementary students to be disseminated to the RI Department of Education
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Technology . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Data analysis ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking . 
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Brown University AmeriCorps VISTA Fellowship

Program Start/End Date
01/10/2020  -   01/10/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations RHODE ISLAND  

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2019  To  02/20/2020 

Contact Nadia Amaghou
25 George St
Providence   RI   02912
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78250