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SOTS - Amazing Program Youth Outreach/Engagement Coordinator
Spirit of the Sun's vision is that the Native youth of today become the next generation of Native leaders, entrepreneurs, and skilled professionals who will help guide their communities toward wellness, prosperity, and cultural revitalization. Spirit of the Sun pursues our mission and vision by: Providing employment preparation and career development for Native youth and young adults through entrepreneurial and leadership trainings, mentor ship programs, and practical skill-building workshops. Promoting health and wellness for Native youth and young adults through improved access to and knowledge of food that is traditional, nutritious, and sustain ably grown and harvested. Facilitating the reduction of risk taking and self-harming behaviors among Native youth and young adults by addressing the root causes of substance abuse, suicide, and other behavioral health issues. Alleviating poverty for Native youth and their families through collaborative capacity building services that are specialized to address the unique needs of each Native community. Building cultural resilience through inter-generational programs that facilitate relationships between Native elders and youth to ensure that traditional knowledge and practices continue.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The YPOEC VISTA will work to create impactful and long-lasting opportunities to engage, empower and create self-confidence with Spirit of the Sun’s Native youth and young adult programs and projects. VISTA will serve to build and strengthen SOTS youth programs and partnerships through community engagement and outreach in Colorado and surrounding tribes through Outreach/Engagement Partnership/Networking Building, and various Marketing and Social Media. The VISTA will assist with data collection; create and implement youth assessments; facilitate focus group; and assist in program development and evaluation. The VISTA will also provide additional Fundraising and Grant Writing support.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Tribal ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Health ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Urban Planning ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Social Services ,  First Aid ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Environment ,  Team Work ,  Leadership . 
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SOTS - Amazing Program Youth Outreach/Engagement Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
02/19/2019  -   02/19/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  01/08/2019  To  01/25/2019 

Contact Shannon Francis
8671 Wolff Ct
Westminster   CO   80031
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85282