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Youth Intake and Recruitment Coordinator More Than Words
 
 
 
More Than Words (MTW) supports youth who are in the foster care system, court involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. Youth work two paid jobs at MTW: in our $2M bookselling business learning critical skills and a “YOU Job” where they advance personal goals in education, work, and life. MTW is in the midst of a game-changing expansion in the South End of Boston, growing to take over the first floor of our building with a new bookstore, marketplace, and community event space, and serve 60% more youth. In this project, the AmeriCorps VISTA member will help expand the opportunity to attend MTW to more youth by engaging new partners and build a recruitment and intake system for new youth applicants to accommodate the larger volume. Working with the Associate Director of Recruitment and Government Contracts, the Youth Intake and Recruitment Coordinator will develop and pilot improvements to our intake system and connect with new sources for youth referrals to our program. The member will have the opportunity to learn while serving, develop new systems, gain highly useful recruitment and program management skills, and see our young people grow first hand, all in a dynamic, fast-based, team-oriented, and supportive environment. This position could be based at either our site in Boston or Waltham depending on the location of the Member, but should expect to spend time at both sites as well as offsite events throughout Greater Boston. The member should be prepared to serve a schedule may include a day on the weekend to support engaging with referral partners and youth intake. A $100 monthly housing reimbursement and a $75 monthly transportation reimbursement are available to members serving at MTW.
 
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Member Duties : The Youth Intake and Recruitment Coordinator will build relationships and help refine and develop a system of youth intake and recruitment that can accommodate a projected 60% increase in volume. The Coordinator will assess our current system and collaborate with the Associate Director of Recruitment to recommend improvements, and pilot and test new systems. The Coordinator will also research, establish, and sustain positive working relationships with community members and organizations in order to secure a robust pipeline of young adults into our Boston and Waltham programs.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  $175 housing and transport reimbursement ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Youth Intake and Recruitment Coordinator More Than Words

Program Start/End Date
07/30/2018  -   08/01/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/12/2018  To  06/15/2019 

Contact Alex Buonfiglio
242 E Berkeley St
Boston   MA   02118
781-314-9058
abuonfiglio@mtwyouth.org
www.mtwyouth.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80063


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