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CIS of Mid-America Affiliate Development Specialist VISTA
About Communities In Schools: Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation's largest and most effective dropout prevention organization. Operating in more than 2,400 schools in the most challenged communities of 25 states and the District of Columbia. Communities in Schools serves nearly 1.5 million young people and their families each year. Based directly inside schools throughout the county, CIS connects students and their families to basic critical educational and community-based resources, tailored to each student's specific needs. Learn more about Communities In Schools at About Communities In Schools of Mid-America: Communities In Schools of Mid-America currently provides services in 50 schools in 5 states. Communities In Schools of Mid-America currently serves more than 38,000 young people and provides case-managed services to 3,300 students. Cis of Mid-America has a proven track record of improving student outcomes in academic achievement and behavior patterns. Students participating in CIS of Mid-America projects have increased promotion and graduation rates, improved attendance, improved academic performance and have fewer discipline referrals. Learn more about Communities In Schools of Mid-America at The AmeriCorps VISTA members at CIS of Mid-America will have many opportunities to gain skills involved with non-profit management and the needs of at-risk youth. A strong passion for learning and contributing are desired attributes.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will serve as the Affiliate Development Specialist for the CIS of Mid-America main office. The member will be responsible for developing systems for core program development, alternative services program development, and resource development in order to expand quality services to students within the CIS of Mid-America network. Activities include: research, design, and implementation of projects in CIS of Mid-America core programming that will benefit the entire affiliate; collaboration with resource development in grant writing, enriching donor programs, providing checks and balances in organizational marketing, and data clean-up; creating engagement opportunities in alternative services, researching and evaluating alternative community-based programs, and expanding new strategies focused on alumni engagement. The VISTA will serve from the CIS of Mid-America Main office in Lawrence, KS and provide service for the entire CIS of Mid-America affiliate.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  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 ,  Education . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Writing/Editing . 
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CIS of Mid-America Affiliate Development Specialist VISTA

Program Start/End Date
05/13/2019  -   05/12/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KANSAS  


Accepting Applications
From  03/08/2019  To  05/01/2019 

Contact Sophie Archuleta
1919 Delaware St
Lawrence   KS   66046
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 82471