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EDC Wise Young Builders: Development & Outreach Coordinator
Economic Development Corps (EDC) AmeriCorps are placed in non-profit and educational institutions across the Buffalo-Niagara Region and provide financial literacy and tutoring services to their host site and clients. This is a 6-month 900 hour service term. Participation in the EDC program provides members the opportunity to develop valuable skills and experiences and positions them for success in future employment and community service. EDC members are not required to have prior financial or human services experience. What we look for is a willingness and attitude to commit yourself to a term of service. We want individuals who are thoughtful, kind, hardworking, and have a passion for creating positive change. EDC is committed to: Improving the lives of the people we serve; Helping our partner organizations fulfill their missions; Creating supportive community; Developing and training EDC AmeriCorps to be prepared for the world to come. Members are expected to become not only part of the EDC team, but full participants in the activities and culture of their site. While serving, members receive support from the EDC team at The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc. This support includes an AmeriCorps retreat, orientation, monthly trainings, a social network of fellow members, individualized professional development opportunities, life after AmeriCorps planning, and opportunities to participate in national days of service.
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Member Duties : The mission of Wise Young Builders is to enhance the value, viability & perception of STEM trades by use of project-based learning to empower under-served youth to learn practical skills. We do this by offering hands on workshops/small group math-focused instruction during out of school time. This furthers the goal that youth are able to improve math skills, understand construction in their lives; connect to entrepreneurship; hobbies; continued education and careers. The EDC member will be responsible for increasing the financial literacy of adults and youth in the city of Buffalo. The EDC member will also assist with resource development, partnership development, presentations and communications. EDC member will work with our community partners and schools to deliver the content to help community members become more aware of how finances connect to their lives, while simultaneously working strengthen the infrastructure of the organization.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

EDC Wise Young Builders: Development & Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
05/26/2020  -   11/20/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  


Accepting Applications
From  01/23/2020  To  05/06/2020 

Contact Jacob Fox
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
7164188500 e145

Listing ID 92491