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LKC: Urban Scholastic Center Legacy Program Dev. VISTA
 
 
 
According to recent studies, “Wyandotte County’s poverty rate is substantially greater than any other county in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area.” Attainment, provision, and support of education are crucial to the reduction and eradication of poverty. The Urban Scholastic Center seeks to improve Wyandotte students' academic performance, enhance their leadership skills, and equip them to become leaders in the community and the world. The Urban Scholastic Center is a sub-site of the Literacy KC VISTA Program. The Literacy KC VISTA Program seeks to address illiteracy through a concentration on traditional literacy as well as health literacy, financial literacy, and digital literacy. The VISTA members and organizations that participate in the Literacy KC VISTA Program take a holistic, collaborative approach to literacy, building the organizations’ capacity to serve their clients, and addressing poverty in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will plan, design, and implement the USC Legacy program, in addition to coordinating associated student and volunteer recruitment and retention. The VISTA will develop and implement the Legacy program at the USC. The VISTA will plan engagement and recognition events for participants in the Legacy program. The VISTA will also evaluate, monitor, and report on the Legacy program at the conclusion of the year. The VISTA must pass a background check in order to serve.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing . 
 
 
*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 :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
LKC: Urban Scholastic Center Legacy Program Dev. VISTA

Program Start/End Date
10/28/2019  -   10/27/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  08/13/2019  To  10/07/2019 

Contact Veronika Fournier
3036 Troost Ave
Kansas City   MO   64109
816-333-9332
vfournier@literacykc.org
literacykc.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89348


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