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: ILCC Wright College Community Engagement Coordinator Vista
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps VISTA member at Wright College would be responsible for supporting initiatives to strengthen the community engagement efforts of the college with community-based organizations (CBOs) in Northwest Chicago. The VISTA member will be responsible for assisting service-learning coursework, learning opportunities, and facilitating new service-learning partnerships, in which designated Wright courses include experiential components with partnering CBOs. The VISTA member will create new databases for tracking resources and partnerships, in addition to facilitating improved communication with the community. Wright College seeks to increase work-study student placements, student internships, and student ambassador opportunities at CBOs; the VISTA member will work in collaboration with the college leadership team to increase these placements in the 2018-2019 academic year. Wright College is an active member of The Democracy Commitment, a national initiative that aims to develop and expand civic learning and engagement across America’s community colleges. The VISTA member will support efforts to increase participation events and programs, particularly student-led, working to increase dialogue on the democratic process, race, and equity initiatives. The VISTA member will provide administrative support for potential Continuing Education courses in partnership with CBOs.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will work to interrupt the cycle of poverty by supporting initiatives to strengthen the community engagement efforts of the college with community-based organizations (CBOs) in Northwest Chicago. The Vista will work to ensure that the mission of Wright College of providing transformative educational and career pathways for low-income, first-generation college students continues to directly aligns with the core mission of AmeriCorps VISTA for the elimination of poverty
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
: ILCC Wright College Community Engagement Coordinator Vista

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2018  -   08/19/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/23/2018  To  09/30/2018 

Contact Maureen Fitzpatrick
4300 N Narragansett Ave
Chicago   IL   60634
773-481-8049
mfitzpatrick14@ccc.edu
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80477


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