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YouthBuild Project Coordinator VISTA- Canton, OH
YouthBuild of Greater Stark County re-engages out-of-school youth and support them as they work to obtain their high school diploma or GED and become job-ready while also constructing housing for low and moderate income individuals and families. 90% of youth served by qualify as living at or below the poverty level. YouthBuild is also a dropout recovery program providing education and job training to at-risk youth between the ages of 16 and 24. YouthBuild of Greater Stark County is an affiliate of the nationally recognized YouthBuild USA program, whereby young people are given the opportunity to earn a high-school diploma or GED while learning construction skills through the rehabilitation or construction of affordable housing. Our long term goal is to transform the lives of at-risk youth through education and job training so they may become educated, working, productive contributors to the community. Historically, the youth served have quit school or dropped-out, deepening their spiral into poverty. Youth also learn the importance of helping each other and contributing as members of their community.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : This VISTA position will be focused on securing resources and implementing systems so more young people can access education, serve their community, and develop leadership skill, while connecting to pathways to college and careers. Specifically, the VISTA will secure resources by contributing to grant proposals and planning and executing fundraising events. This role will also increase engagement with program alumni by building an alumni database with updated contact info and implementing an alumni communications strategy. lastly, the VISTA will research, map, and initiate partnerships to enhance the program's recruitment.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization . 
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YouthBuild Project Coordinator VISTA- Canton, OH

Program Start/End Date
07/20/2020  -   07/19/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  05/08/2020  To  07/01/2020 

Contact Steve Dosch
58 Day St
Somerville   MA   02144
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94268