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ILCC Student Veterans of America VISTA
The SVA VISTA will break the cycle of poverty by assisting student veterans complete their degrees and also create opportunities for student veterans to find employment upon graduation. This VISTA will build capacity by coordinating the Student Veteran Organizations of Illinois, driving recruitment efforts for the Student Veterans of America Summit, and maintaining and expanding current network opportunities.
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Member Duties : The VISTA will establish regional spheres of influence by managing veteran coordinator list. To ensure that all veterans have access to volunteer systems, employment systems, and other activities. Prepare and execute state-wide communications plan to engage all student veteran organizations. Manage Veteran Campus Coordinator contact list to advertise and promote engagement opportunities. Design, develop and execute social impact design that will connect veterans to different community resources that will allow them to connect to their communities.Work with Student Veterans of America Chapters in Illinois to encourage student involvement with outside community organizations. Serve as the central point of contact to assist student veterans with community service.Design, develop and execute employment-networking opportunities and student engagement opportunities to allow student veterans employment opportunities. Develop programs to help incorporate student veteran family members.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Veterans . 
Skills :
Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Veterans ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment . 
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ILCC Student Veterans of America VISTA

Program Start/End Date
05/14/2018  -   05/13/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  02/06/2018  To  06/01/2018 

Contact Weston Polaski
125 S Clark St
Chicago   IL   60603
(312) 661-2134
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78431