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Join Together Atlantic County
 
 
 
Join Together Atlantic County’s (JTAC) mission as a coalition of nonprofits, police, youth, parents, and Stockton University is to prevent, reduce, or delay substance use among the youth of Atlantic County. JTAC’s community commitment is solidified by their grant awards from US Department of Health and Human Services. A VISTA will support the: Above the Influence Campaign, Annual Youth Summit, and Pre-Prom Workshops on Drug Policies. This is a New Jersey Campus Compact (NJCC) Statewide Collective Impact AmeriCorps VISTA Project. With our college and university partners, New Jersey Campus Compact continues to build a cohort of AmeriCorps VISTA members to support the anti-poverty work of 6 large-scale, cross-sector organizations focused on increasing education, economic opportunity, and healthy futures in NJ’s underserved urban areas. We seek a qualified, civic-minded individual to be the AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Join Together Atlantic County.
 
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Please note:
This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : As an NJCC VISTA based at Stockton University, you will be an integral team member serving with JTAC senior staff, college faculty, nonprofits, and experts to build JTAC’s substance abuse education initiatives. In this role, you will research, develop, and help implement the following initiatives: 1.Expanding programs and solidifying the new recovery housing initiative at Stockton University 2.Update and present new policy briefs, demographics and recommendations on service needs in Atlantic City as a transitioning community 3.Research and present relevant legislation to drug and alcohol laws and evidence-based and/or evidence-informed model programs that curb substance abuse 4.Recruiting, mobilizing and training Stockton University and youth volunteers 5.Recruit new members for the fundraising and sustainability work groups for a funding campaign for JTAC.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Housing ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Public Safety ,  Education ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Cultural Competency ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Join Together Atlantic County

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2018  -   08/31/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/26/2018  To  07/27/2018 

Contact Laura Parker
Service Learning
Galloway   NJ   08205
6099246663
laura@bonner.org
njcampuscompact.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80528


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