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Illinois Safe Schools Alliance Community Engagement VISTA
Illinois Safe Schools Alliance's mission is to promote safety, support and healthy development for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in Illinois schools and communities. The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance Community Engagement VISTA efforts will work toward breaking the cycle of poverty by promoting school cultures where every student can learn in a safe, positive, & supportive environment to extend the reach of the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance.
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Member Duties : The Community Engagement VISTA will develop a statewide community organizing program and identify funding for the program. The Community Engagement VISTA will serve as lead logistics and partnerships coordinator for a statewide symposium as well as identify partnerships and volunteers to build capacity for a week long sleep away camp. The Community Engagement VISTA will collaborate with two other VISTAs to promote the launch of a citywide Know Your Rights initiative for students in Chicago.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Recruitment . 
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Illinois Safe Schools Alliance Community Engagement VISTA

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/04/2018  To  05/30/2018 

Contact Topher Williamson
180 N Michigan Ave
Chicago   IL   60601
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78871