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E3.18 Life House Futures Program Capacity Coordinator VISTA
 
 
 
Life House serves youth between the ages of 14 -24 who are experiencing high barriers to their success. We provide case management in housing, wellness, education and employment while operating a drop-in youth center that provides meals, recreational activities, positive adult staff interactions, and basic needs. Life House’s Futures Program Capacity Coordinator Vista will be responsible for the expansion and sustainability of Life House’s Futures Program, which offers academic support, individualized job placement, and paid job training through its three tracks: Futures Education, Futures Employment, and the Legitimate Hustle Program. The VISTA will have the unique opportunity to help the Futures Team market the Limitless Candle Company, Life House’s youth led social enterprise, to the Twin Ports community and beyond with our E-commerce site (www.LifehouseLHP.org). Limitless Candle Company is a product of the Legitimate Hustle Program, which offers paid work experience to a cohort of ten youth who are responsible for creating a business from conception to production. Also, the VISTA will have the opportunity of building capacity in other areas of the Futures Program including building relationships with area colleges to create an on-needed tutoring program, connecting with local employers to bolster employment retention of youth experiencing barriers to their employment, and other capacity building activities as assigned. As an Ecolibrium3 Resilience Corps member, you will join 15 others working throughout Northeastern Minnesota to reduce poverty and improve health and wellness experienced by our community members. Although each cohort member will have their own project and placement, the Ecolibruim3 Resilience Corps members will jointly implement one joint project during their service year. Position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is selected.
 
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Member Duties : 1) Address critical needs of homeless and at-risk youth in the Twin Ports by building capacity of Life House’s Futures Program including Life House’s Education, Employment, and the Legitimate Hustle Programs. 2) Increase the Legitimate Hustle Program’s marketing presence in the Twin Ports. 3) Increase capacity of the Futures Employment Program through bolstering connections to local employers. 4) Work with partnering agencies to strengthen the referral services of the Futures Employment Program. 5) Recruit and establish relationships with area colleges in an effort to locate tutors for the Futures Education Program.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Tribal ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Technology ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Counseling ,  Recruitment ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Trade/Construction ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Public Health ,  Environment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
E3.18 Life House Futures Program Capacity Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/03/2018  -   12/02/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  09/28/2018  To  11/09/2018 

Contact Jodi Slick
2014 W Superior St
Duluth   MN   55806
2183361038
jodi@ecolibrium3.org
www.ecolibrium3.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 82965


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