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UGA VISTA-Summer Associate- The College Factory
The mission of College Factory is to provide college planning resources to youth and families in the community in order to build a college-going culture in Athens-Clarke County, encouraging youth to complete the process of enrolling in post-secondary education with the eventual outcomes of an increased graduation rate and a better prepared, more competitive workforce. Volunteers from local colleges and universities, along with community members, make up the caring, passionate, and experienced individuals who assist in running college factory programs. College Factory offers high school-aged students access to college coaching and ACT test prep. Additionally, the program delivers community workshops with college access and retention goals. College planning, test prep, and life skills expansion. College Factory’s Go Succeed Fellowship program pairs high school students with college coaches who guide the students through the college admissions process. The personal attention from College Factory Coaches helps ensure the success of College Factory Fellows. Free college awareness and planning workshops that position college-bound students and their families for college options and help them make wise college choices are offered regularly.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Summer Associate VISTA will assist college factory staff in outreach activities to recruit and train volunteers for Fall programs. They will contact community groups, school groups, clubs, and local businesses to cultivate new partnerships. The Associate will assist with a variety of marketing tasks- developing flyers, website content, and brochures for programs. They will also work on the development of educational programming- planning two community workshops covering college preparation topics, and updating the GO SUCCEED curriculum guides.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing . 
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UGA VISTA-Summer Associate- The College Factory

Program Start/End Date
06/03/2019  -   07/28/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/29/2019  To  05/09/2019 

Contact Lawrence Harris
PO Box 7652
Athens   GA   30604
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88727