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Campus Compact VISTA - CCSNE Postsecondary Success, MA
Campus Compact for Southern New England (CCSNE) in Worcester, MA is seeking a Postsecondary Success VISTA to help build the capacity of colleges and universities to mobilize resources and partnerships that support low-income college student readiness, retention, and success/completion. This VISTA member will focus on enhancing efforts that support students’ basic needs (food, housing, etc.) and connect civic/community engagement initiatives and student support services to benefit low-income students. The VISTA will identify and share existing programs, best practices, and resources with stakeholders. Develop and implement trainings and convenings and create resources, guides, and materials for use by college access/readiness programs and student support staff at colleges and universities. This VISTA will be one of two Education Partnership VISTA members serving at CCSNE to help improve education, college aspirations, access, retention, and success for low-income students by leveraging assets of institutions of higher education to benefit students spanning from preschool (P) through elementary and secondary (grades K-12) and college. Both VISTA members will contribute to communications, grant-writing, and fundraising to promote education equity and partnerships. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $542.22 in Worcester County, MA. The AmeriCorps VISTAs serving at CCSNE will be part of a dynamic, motivated corps. Serving as a part of the Campus Compact VISTA corps provides VISTAs the chance to connect with corps members throughout multiple states, to create a network of support, and to share resources. Campus Compact supports the professional and personal growth of VISTA members through a variety of professional development opportunities and in-person trainings throughout their service year. If you would like to learn more about serving with Campus Compact VISTA, please email our VISTA Leaders at or call at 617-553-5536.
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Member Duties : The Postsecondary Success VISTA will help improve college aspirations, access, retention, and success for low-income students in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island by leveraging the educational assets of institutions of higher education through: mapping, assessing, and sharing existing programs and resources for PK-20; promoting best practices and innovative projects; providing tools and information for improving practice; expanding existing training tools and building capacity of practitioners working with low-income students; exploring opportunities for convenings and promoting collaborations of practitioners working with low-income PK-20 students; researching grant opportunities, writing grants and building capacity for communications and outreach through website and social media platforms.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Professional development ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Education . 
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Campus Compact VISTA - CCSNE Postsecondary Success, MA

Program Start/End Date
07/22/2019  -   07/20/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS  

Accepting Applications
From  04/26/2019  To  06/30/2019 

Contact Julie Cronin
32 Franklin St
Worcester   MA   01608
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88711