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AmeriCorps VISTA Community Outreach Program Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

3 currently recruiting

Service Dates

April 16, 2018 - April 15, 2019

Application Window

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location

  • Reidsville, NC

Contact Information

Jennifer Lester
(336) 342-4261
lesterj8179@rockinghamcc.edu

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Description

Capitalizing off of existing educational resources (continuing education and curriculum education), the initiative seeks to improve/increase the education and employment of Rockingham County low income and disadvantaged students/residents. In addition to improving economic opportunity for Rockingham County students, the initiative will employ VISTA members to work with the host educational institutions and others to address improving educational outcomes for low-income and economically disadvantaged students located in designated poverty areas of Rockingham County.

Capitalizing off of existing educational resources (continuing education and curriculum education), the initiative seeks to improve/increase the education and employment of Rockingham County low income and disadvantaged students/residents. In addition to improving economic opportunity for Rockingham County students, the initiative will employ VISTA members to work with the host educational institutions and others to address improving educational outcomes for low-income and economically disadvantaged students located in designated poverty areas of Rockingham County. Read More

Living Allowance

$944 - $1026 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Regarding health care: The healthcare plan is an option between either a Healthcare Allowance or a Benefit Plan. The Health Care Allowance is a reimbursement program that covers out-of-pocket costs associated with healthcare expenses. The Benefit Plan is available for members who are legally exempt from needing to maintain qualifying healthcare coverage. The Plan covers eligible medical office visits, most lab and x-ray services, and limited preventative care. Dental and Vision insurance is provided. More information on Life as a VISTA may be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorpsvista/life-americorps-vista Frequently asked questions re: Life as a VISTA member may be found here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorpsvista/frequently-asked-questions

Education Requirements

Associates Degree (AA)

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

For at least one position, we would love to bring on a member who is familiar with and/or interested in working with Veterans/families of Veterans/Veteran needs. All positions would benefit from individuals who are interested in and/or familiar with the following: (including but not limited to)
community engagement/outreach/grants/social media/editing/etc.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Education & Youth, Veterans & Military Families

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Higher Education Institution

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Jennifer Lester
(336) 342-4261
lesterj8179@rockinghamcc.edu

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