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Summer Youth Employment VISTA- City of Savannah
 
 
 
The summer VISTA will assist in coordinating the Summer 500 youth employment program. The 2017 Summer 500 program provided summer jobs for nearly 300 local youth. Over 120 businesses participated in the 8-week program which gave the youth between the ages of 16-19 an opportunity to learn soft skills and on the job training. The program’s overall objectives are to increase internship, apprenticeship and mentorship opportunities for 500 students in the Greater Savannah area and to identify visionary business partners who are willing accept participating students and invest in Savannah’s future workforce. The summer VISTA will work with city staff and community partners to coordinate program efforts and support the youths’ employment placements. The VISTA will document program learnings, data and issues for change/development for the following year.
 
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Member Duties : The summer VISTA will assist in coordinating the Summer 500 youth employment program. The 2017 Summer 500 program provided summer jobs for nearly 300 local youth. Over 120 businesses participated in the 8-week program which gave the youth between the ages of 16-19 an opportunity to learn soft skills and on the job training. The program’s overall objectives are to increase internship, apprenticeship and mentorship opportunities for 500 students in the Greater Savannah area and to identify visionary business partners who are willing accept participating students and invest in Savannah’s future workforce. The summer VISTA will work with city staff and community partners to coordinate program efforts and support the youths’ employment placements. The VISTA will document program learnings, data and issues for change/development for the following year.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Summer Youth Employment VISTA- City of Savannah

Program Start/End Date
06/04/2018  -   07/29/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Less than High school

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/22/2018  To  05/10/2018 

Contact MarRonde Lotson
1375 Chatham Pkwy
Savannah   GA   31405
9125253100
mlotson@Savannahga.Gov
www.savannahga.gov/1855
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79270


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