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Program Development VISTA
 
 
 
Real Men Real Heroes (RMRH) is a youth mentoring organization working with young people from grades 3rd-12th. The organization begin in 2008 and our programs are designed to improve life-outcomes for disadvantaged youth by providing mentors and positive role models. RMRH meets weekly with 60-75 boys in our after-school program. The after-school mentoring is designed to address our mentees' physical, emotional, mental, and behavioral and academic well-being. We run our operations from the newly created Founders Grove building and do our in-school outreach throughout Wichita while conducting our after-school mentoring at Chester Lewis Academy. You will help us assess the current state of RMRH efforts in mentorship programming. There will be opportunity to create or revises policies, procedures, and documents to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of the mentorship programming of RMRH. This job is challenging as we work with over 100 youth in our after-school programming and over 2,000 in our in-school activities. In addition to our group mentoring, we create and participate in community events that affect thousands of people throughout the Wichita community. This VISTA candidate will need to have a passion for youth mentorship, the ability to work with diverse populations of race, gender, and low-income families. You will also need to be comfortable with computer use, technology, and be able to to work in a group atmosphere. RMRH is results driven and requires a high level of self-responsibility and self-accountability, as you will be granted a certain level of work autonomy. You should join our project because we are truly making a difference in not just kids lives, but the greater Wichita community as well. You will get plenty of opportunity to implement ideas, be creative and know that your efforts are directly making an impact. You will get to learn more about non-profit organizations, have access to networking opportunities and professional development.
 
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Member Duties : You will help create and monitor programming efforts while tracking progress of students in RMRH database. You will also create ways to follow extra-curricular activities that students are involved in and the development measurements of developed character. You will also help develop ways to monitor what students are involved in and the level of engagement. Creating reports that can be shared and duplicated in the future of student profiles, statistics, and effectiveness of RMRH programming. You will also assess the current state of RMRH efforts in mentorship programming that creates or revises policies, procedures, and documents to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of the mentorship programming of RMRH.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Program Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2019  -   08/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations KANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  08/19/2019  To  12/31/2019 

Contact Kyle Ellison
1847 N Chautauqua Ave
Wichita   KS   67214
3169730544
contact@realmenrealheroes.org
realmenrealheroes.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 91324


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