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2019 – Mott Comm. College & AARP – Pathways to Employment
 
 
 
Flint's poverty rate in 2017 was 39%, ranking highest nationally among United States cities with at least 65,000 residents. As a VISTA serving with Mott Community College (MCC) in collaboration with the AARP, you would help tackle eliminating poverty in Flint through assistance aimed at older jobseekers. MCC runs the Back to Work 50+ program, which provides services to older jobseekers to seek, obtain, and sustain employment. Through partnerships with local employers, the local workforce investment board, and various community partners, you will help over 200 workers overcome barriers to finding employment. You will facilitate job-seeker recruitment, informational workshops, and coordinate job coaching sessions with staff. You will also provide follow-up, tracking, and data entry to ensure that the program is successful. Help contribute to the revitalization of Flint and help older job-seekers re-engage in the modern workforce.
 
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Member Duties : • Recruit older jobseekers for employment assistance. • Promote the program's benefit through outreach efforts including social and traditional media. • Develop and pilot skill building workshops to promote employability skills for older jobseekers. • Coordinate meetings with the Training Coordinator and Job Development Specialist. • Record and report program data through pre- and post-surveys for participants. • Establish relationships with local organizations that service the target population.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing Stipend ,  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 ,  Community Outreach ,  Entrepreneur/Business . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Counseling ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2019 – Mott Comm. College & AARP – Pathways to Employment

Program Start/End Date
10/28/2019  -   10/26/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/21/2019  To  10/01/2019 

Contact Maggie Harris
709 N Saginaw St
Flint   MI   48503
517-492-2425
mharris@mnaonline.org
mnaonline.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87738


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