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Project for Pride in Living Youth Justice Coordinator
PPL is a 39 year-old nonprofit organization that serves low-income individuals and families by helping them gain the tools they need to reach greater self-sufficiency. Guiding the organization's growth and current programs is the phrase, helping people help themselves, expressing our commitment to the values of a strong work ethic, personal accountability and responsibility, and the participation of the people we work with in their own growth toward self-sufficiency. With more than 26 years of experience in providing employment and job training opportunities, PPL takes a variety of approaches to help low-income individuals enter the workforce and advance in their careers. Options for job seekers include job training programs, education opportunities, and technology-based employment resources. Focusing on youth who are homeless or highly mobile, in the juvenile justice systems, or foster care, LEAP integrates several newly launched programs to more effectively help young people earn a secondary credential. The VISTA will build capacity for organizations within LEAP and with other Youth Justice 20*20 partners to support young people to apply to have their records sealed. **This position is part of the Minnesota Alliance With Youth Cohort. This cohort provides a learning community of 20 fellow VISTA members service projects geared toward educational equity. We provide monthly+ professional development training and additional support throughout the year.
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Member Duties : • Provide coordination to all partner organizations and LEAP practitioners in how to effectively support young people to apply to have records sealed.• Develop an ongoing system for technical assistance to youth serving practitioners. • Support recruitment of new partner orgs to participate in Five to Seal campaign. • Collect and organize data from young people and partners to better communicate the impact of our work. • Assist with the development and implementation of data policies. • Guide the Youth Justice Trail Blazers in developing a social media strategy to share accurate information about the state of juvenile sealing of records in Minnesota. • Design social media strategies to reach target audience •Create a strong network with community partners by communicating via social media. • Organize Youth Justice Events with partners. • Create a collaborative environment through monthly meeting. Develop agenda, using the 3R method.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work . 
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Project for Pride in Living Youth Justice Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/03/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/09/2020  To  07/31/2020 

Contact Kyle Kline
2233 University Ave W
Saint Paul   MN   55114
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95698