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VISTA Mentor Program Coordinator - ForKids Inc.
 
 
 
Serve as a VISTA Member with MENTOR Virginia (MVA)! MVA is a Richmond-based, statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports mentoring programs around Virginia with a focus on the expansion of research based, high-quality mentoring in Virginia. Our vision is that every child who needs a mentor has a mentor. VISTA Members will help further our mission is to provide training and technical assistance to mentors and mentoring programs and increase the quality and quantity of mentoring for Virginia's youth. As a MVA VISTA member, you will join our team of full-time VISTA Members serving throughout Virginia. MVA works with VISTA Members directly throughout their year of service by assisting with VISTA Member screening and placement at host organizations, and providing training and ongoing support. Our VISTA Members serve with partner organizations to support each organization's internal capacity focusing on: Program Development, Volunteer Recruitment, Mentor/Mentee Training, Match Support, and Resource Development. During your year of service, you will be serving with ForKids, Inc. in Norfolk, VA to support the development of mentoring programs at that organization
 
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Member Duties : Create a stronger future by empowering youth in schools through tutoring and mentorship. This first-year placement will be responsible for laying the groundwork for building a research-based, sustainable afterschool mentoring program. The VISTA Member will research best practices in mentoring and assess the current mentoring program for inconsistencies and gaps in service. Develop and enhance training for new mentors. Develop and expand policies and procedures for schools to conduct the mentoring program. Create and implement a community outreach plan to bring in support for the program and create potential volunteer pools for the recruitment of new mentors.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*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 :
Education ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
VISTA Mentor Program Coordinator - ForKids Inc.

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2020  -   08/01/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/20/2020  To  07/01/2020 

Contact Vanessa Reyes
4900 Augusta Ave
Richmond   VA   23230
804-828-1536
vanessa@vamentoring.org
mentorva.org/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80815


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