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HREI Higher Education Opportunities VISTA
 
 
 
The Human Rights Education Institute’s mission is to celebrate diversity and promote human rights by educating, raising awareness and recognizing the value of all humanity. Many high schools career days and college outreach programs provide students with general information about academic programs but don’t work closely with students to address real or perceived barriers to educational access. Our program will stimulate small group student discussion, create mentoring opportunities, bring light to college scholarships and the application process, create an intimate targeted career fair model, and support workshops to increase higher education participation among this age group. The goals of this project are to provide a deeper engagement with students than existing school resources and community groups are currently providing.
 
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Member Duties : The HREI project will have four initial phases in year 1. The first phase will consist of research and identifying community partners in North Idaho, creating introductions and building relationships for program needs. The second phase will consist of affirming goals, identifying approach strategies to achieve the expected outcomes of the project. The third phase will be to create a sampling of students, based on counselor and teacher recommendations, from regional schools to participate in the pilot of our project. Finally, in the fourth phase implementation will begin. Students will be given an opportunity to participate in all aspects of the proposed activities to include small group student discussion, mentoring opportunities, searching college scholarships and guided support in the scholarship application process, one to one career exploration with area professionals, and workshops supporting emotional and technical process in taking the next step in post high school education.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HREI Higher Education Opportunities VISTA

Program Start/End Date
11/13/2018  -   11/12/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations IDAHO  

Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2018  To  02/01/2019 

Contact Jeanette Laster
414 W Fort Grounds Dr
Coeur D Alene   ID   83814
208-292-2359
JLaster@HREI.org
www.heri.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 82390


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