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ILCC Illinois Institute of Technology Program Specialist VI
Our focus is on education, particularly K-12 success and post-secondary success .The Illinois Tech Global Leaders Program (GLP) is a free, two-year academic enrichment program for high school students around the Chicago area. GLP aims to be a catalyst for Chicago’s talented youth as they develop their interests in STEM fields, hone their unique leadership abilities, and take steps towards college and career. We seek to inspire high-achieving youth from across the city to lead and serve through STEM and support their path to higher education. The VISTA will also build capacity for a new college access program called Fast Forward, focused on supporting community college students. These are typically first generation and low-income students.
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Member Duties : Provide support for building out a new FastForward program, connecting community college students to resources on campus. Build partnerships with community organizations, and coordinate career exploration and academic enrichment activities for high school students enrolled in the Global Leaders Program (GLP Scholars), a majority of whom are first generation college students, lowincome students, and students underrepresented in STEM Collaborate with GLP staff to develop programming for “Community Innovation Projects”, year-long community service and design projects that GLP Scholars complete during their junior year of high school. Connect with Chicago-area high schools to recruit motivated students into our program, with a particular emphasis on first generation college students, low-income students, and students underrepresented in STEM Provide critical support to the Global Leaders Program by extending program alumni engagement, and assisting with special projects.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills . 
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ILCC Illinois Institute of Technology Program Specialist VI

Program Start/End Date
10/10/2018  -   10/10/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/30/2018  To  10/10/2018 

Contact Gerry Doyle
10 W 35th St
Chicago   IL   60616
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80641