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2019-20 Opportunity Youth Coordinator
 
 
 
Our partnership is comprised of representatives from over 300 local organizations, working in networks to identify, align, and scale strategies that will change the system of education in Milwaukee to work for all students. This includes ensuring all young people use postsecondary education or training to advance their opportunities beyond high school and prepare for a successful career. Since Fall 2016, the scope of this goal has been expanded to develop and implement a citywide strategy to support out-of-school/out-of-work youth and young adults, referred to as Opportunity Youth. As a community we are asking the following question: for those youth who fall through the cracks, what must we do to ensure they get back on track? The VISTA will work closely with goal managers, network partners, and local subject matter experts on researching effective interventions, organizing and deploying pilot projects, measuring impact, and developing strategies with local institutions and organizations to improve the lives of opportunity youth.
 
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Member Duties : 1. Complete Milwaukee Succeeds and VISTA onboarding. 2. Research the community context related to Opportunity Youth in Milwaukee, review the collaborative process up to this point, and explore next steps for the partnership. 3. Organize and convene community partners in a collaborative process to develop a shared vision for reengagement so our community can implement strategies to better understand the needs of opportunity youth and reengage them in education, workforce, and supportive services (ex: housing). 4. Develop, implement, scale new innovative strategies through new and existing pilots that help Opportunity Youth re-engage with either school and/or the labor market.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Onsite fitness center ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2019-20 Opportunity Youth Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WISCONSIN  

Accepting Applications
From  06/06/2019  To  07/19/2019 

Contact Dave Celata
101 W Pleasant St
Milwaukee   WI   53212
4143367077
dcelata@milwaukeesucceeds.org
milwaukeesucceeds.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87724


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