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2021 Iowa Service Learning Coordinator VISTA

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

July 19, 2021 - July 18, 2022

Application Window

April 2, 2021 - June 21, 2021

Location

  • Des Moines, IA

Contact Information

Mikala Williams-Yee
(515) 348-6232
jana.daisy@iowaeda.com

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Iowa Service Learning Coordinator VISTA

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Description

The VISTA member will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on youth service throughout the state of Iowa, providing youth the pro-social benefits of volunteering while developing tomorrow's civically engaged leaders. The VISTA member will: 1. Assess current service learning and youth engagement programming in Iowa, identify partners engaged in service learning, and conduct a needs assessment to identify resource gaps. 2. Convene and lead a statewide service learning advisory taskforce, and develop an action plan which includes youth voice. 3. Develop resources to support youth in volunteering, create recognition opportunities for youth, and develop social media content to highlight both. 4. Gain experience as part of a fun and dynamic team of community-focused civil servants, committed to improving lives, strengthening communities, and fostering civic engagement through service and volunteering.

The VISTA member will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on youth service throughout the state of Iowa, providing youth the pro-social benefits of volunteering while developing tomorrow's civically engaged leaders. The VISTA member will: 1. Assess current service learning and youth engagement programming in Iowa, identify partners engaged in service learning, and conduct a needs assessment to identify resource gaps. 2. Convene and lead a statewide service learning advisory taskforce, and develop an action plan which includes youth voice. 3. Develop resources to support youth in volunteering, create recognition opportunities for youth, and develop social media content to highlight both. 4. Gain experience as part of a fun and dynamic team of community-focused civil servants, committed to improving lives, strengthening communities, and fostering civic engagement through service and volunteering. Read More

Living Allowance

$1116 - $1116 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Training

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community Development Organization, State Service Commission, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Mikala Williams-Yee
(515) 348-6232
jana.daisy@iowaeda.com

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Iowa Service Learning Coordinator VISTA

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