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Campus Compact NH - GEAR UP Manchester - McLaughlin Middle
 
 
 
The Northern New England Campus Compact VISTA Program is focused on the development of programming on campuses across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont that will increase access to higher education for low income individuals by providing programming focused on improving college aspirations, increasing the belief that college is an option, and increasing access to higher education for low income individuals seeking higher education. We are currently recruiting for a team of VISTAS to serve at host sites across the state to achieve these goals.
 
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Member Duties : GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. GEAR UP Manchester seeks to improve the high school graduation rates and college going rates of students in Manchester by providing ongoing supports to students beginning in middle school. The GEAR UP Manchester VISTA will be tasked with creating programming that aligns with the goals of the program, creating connections with community partners, and recruiting volunteers. Specific activities will include: developing parent/family engagement opportunities, developing infrastructure to support Career College Clubs at each middle school, and assisting with identifying and connecting students with resources to ensure their ongoing success.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Housing ,  Living Allowance ,  $500/month housing 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 ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Campus Compact NH - GEAR UP Manchester - McLaughlin Middle

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW HAMPSHIRE  

Accepting Applications
From  04/15/2019  To  12/31/2019 

Contact Larissa Striga
3 Barrell Ct
Concord   NH   03301
6032232302
striga@compactnh.org
www.compactnh.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88254


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