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UGA VISTA Network: 2020 College Factory
The mission of College Factory is to provide college planning resources to youth and families in the community in order to build a college-going culture in Athens-Clarke County, encouraging youth to complete the process of enrolling in post-secondary education with the eventual outcomes of an increased graduation rate and a better prepared, more competitive workforce. Volunteers from local colleges and universities, along with community members, make up the caring, passionate, and experienced individuals who assist in running college factory programs. College Factory offers high school-aged students access to college coaching and ACT test prep. Additionally, the program delivers community workshops with college access and retention goals. College planning, test prep, and life skills expansion. College Factory’s Go Succeed Fellowship program pairs high school students with college coaches who guide the students through the college admissions process. The personal attention from College Factory Coaches helps ensure the success of College Factory Fellows. Free college awareness and planning workshops that position college-bound students and their families for college options and help them make wise college choices are offered regularly.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA will help support programming, trainings, special events, community engagement efforts, fundraising and outreach activities. They will recruit and train volunteer tutors, work closely with community groups, school groups, clubs, and local businesses, grow and strengthen existing partnerships and cultivate new partnerships, especially in the area of fundraising. The VISTA will perform a variety of marketing tasks- developing flyers, website content, and post on social media. The VISTA will assist in the development of educational programming and in planning regular community workshops covering college preparation topics; they will support tutors, students, families, CCSD staff, and College Factory board.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Team Work . 
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UGA VISTA Network: 2020 College Factory

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/02/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/07/2020  To  06/26/2020 

Contact Lawrence Harris
PO Box 7652
Athens   GA   30604
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 96082