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Economic Opportunities in North Central New Mexico_Raton
The goal of the project based at the Center for Community Innovation in Raton is to help reduce poverty through the design and implementation of new workforce development services that lead to educational achievements, job training opportunities, and job placements by and for low-income persons in Colfax County, New Mexico.
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Member Duties : The VISTA Member will carry out outreach and marketing intended to increase the involvement of low income persons in adult education classes including high school equivelancy preparation and testing, resume writing, and job interviewing. The VISTA will survey area employers to identify job training and education needed by employers, develop training materials. and help secure sponsors and funding to provide the job training local residents need to prepare for work in available local positions in real time.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Business/Entrepreneur ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Urban Planning ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Economic Opportunities in North Central New Mexico_Raton

Program Start/End Date
06/13/2020  -   06/12/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW MEXICO  

Accepting Applications
From  01/01/2020  To  06/30/2020 

Contact Geoff Peterson
130 Park Ave
Raton   NM   87740
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 83417