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18-19 Iowa Campus Compact VISTA Leader
Iowa Campus Compact (IACC) is a membership organization for colleges and universities committed to the public role of higher education. The IACC VISTA Community Corps builds partnerships between member campuses and community-based organizations, building capacity and alleviating poverty in relation to education and economic opportunity. While IACC VISTA positions are located across the state of Iowa, this position is located in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa Campus Compact strives to attract and retain a diverse and talented staff who will contribute to the organization’s goals, mission, and vision. We encourage individuals of all ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and national service members, and to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member) or any other basis prohibited by law.
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Member Duties : The VISTA Leader will support Iowa Campus Compact's VISTA Community Corps program. Iowa Campus Compact’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of colleges and universities to prepare all students to become engaged citizens. Our VISTA focuses on economic opportunity and education, seeking to improve reading scores, create financially literate communities, sustain mentorships with at-risk youth, and eliminate homelessness with the aim to benefit economically disadvantaged families, children, and adults living in Iowa. 12 VISTA members and 1 VISTA leader will contribute to the goals of the project by performing activities such as recruited college student volunteers, conducting program outreach, provide training to child abuse and homeless practitioners, and create mentorship programs over the course of three years.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Housing ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Health ,  Education ,  Housing ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work . 
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18-19 Iowa Campus Compact VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2018  -   07/31/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IOWA  

Accepting Applications
From  06/08/2018  To  08/10/2018 

Contact Monique Ellefson
2500 Fleur Dr
Des Moines   IA   50321
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81863