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United Way of NW Michigan August 2018 MHA
Will assist the Maritime Heritage Alliance with the development of the S.A.I.L. (Success Always Involves Learning) Champion program for disadvantaged youth. The program collaborates with the local courts and child and family services organizations in the beautiful Grand Traverse region to provide a unique experience on the waters of Lake Michigan for youth in the foster system or encountering struggles at home. Youth participate in a combination of therapeutic counseling and sailing lessons aboard a 39' sailboat, learning lessons, such as teamwork and problem-solving, that will help them achieve lifelong success.
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Member Duties : Build program capacity to improve the lives of disadvantaged youth through therapeutic sail training. This will be achieved through the development of internal procedures and training materials that improve program efficiency and organization. Member will develop strategic community partnerships to expand program impact as well as assist with the implementation of program fundraising efforts, including corporate sponsorship solicitations and event coordination.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

United Way of NW Michigan August 2018 MHA

Program Start/End Date
09/04/2018  -   09/03/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN  


Accepting Applications
From  07/28/2018  To  08/10/2018 

Contact Ranae McCauley
202 E Grandview Pkwy
Traverse City   MI   49684
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81856