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CIS of Mid-America KCMO Operations Coordinator VISTA Member
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 Operations Coordinator for the Kansas City, Missouri area and will be responsible for developing systems for resource development, community awareness and engagement, and program development in order to expand quality services to students within the CIS of Mid-America network. Activities will include: research, creating site/community profiles detailing resource gaps, cultivation of local donors, representing the area at relevant community events and evaluating current program development and implementation. The VISTA will serve from the CIS of Mid-America Kansas City area office in Kansas City, Missouri and serve throughout the KCMO region. For a complete VISTA Assignment Description, please see www.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing . 
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CIS of Mid-America KCMO Operations Coordinator VISTA Member

Program Start/End Date
11/13/2018  -   11/14/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  


Accepting Applications
From  10/17/2018  To  12/30/2018 

Contact Sophie Archuleta
1919 Delaware St
Lawrence   KS   66046
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 82498