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STEAM Mentor Program Coordinator-Boys & Girls Club
Serve as a VISTA Member with the Virginia Mentoring Partnership (VMP)! VMP is a statewide organization focused on the expansion of research based, high-quality mentoring in Virginia. Our vision 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 to increase the quality and quantity of mentoring for Virginia's youth. As a VMP VISTA member, you will join our team of full-time VISTA members serving throughout Virginia. 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 Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club in Richmond, VA to support the development of mentoring programs at that organization.
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Member Duties : Help to build an equitable community in the East End of Richmond, VA. Race, income, housing, and education disparities remain deep and persistent in the East End area of Richmond. Build a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) based mentoring program to provide stronger academic futures for youth experiencing poverty. This program will develop digital literacy, interactive computing skills and design thinking in order to empower youth to become creators and not solely consumers of technology. The VISTA Member will focus on program development, mentor/mentee training and matching, mentor recruitment, and match support. They will also work on community outreach in order to bolster the awareness of the mentor program. They will create and implement a volunteer recruitment plan. They will create a communications plan for staff to engage mentors, mentees, and guardians through the year of mentoring.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment . 
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STEAM Mentor Program Coordinator-Boys & Girls Club

Program Start/End Date
10/01/2020  -   10/01/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/20/2020  To  12/01/2020 

Contact Vanessa Reyes
4900 Augusta Ave
Richmond   VA   23230
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80827