The mission of American YouthWorks (AYW) is to provide young people with opportunities to build careers, strengthen communities, and improve the environment through education, on-the-job training, and service to others. Our YouthBuild (YB) Program is a holistic youth services program that combines academics with career training, leadership development, and community service at no cost to our students. We offer young adults, ages 16 to 24, the opportunity to complete their education by earning a high school diploma or GED. Students also receive paid career training and certification in computer technology, healthcare, or green construction. In this position, the VISTA will build the capacity to expand impactful programming through the development of new partnerships, marketing, and event planning.
Utilize Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, and Tik Tok to expand social media presence and increase participants and partnerships within the YB programs.
Develop social media SOP to be adopted by the program
Develop and implement marketing materials that communicate YB student's stories and successes to the Central Texas community.
Conduct needs assessment and develops a partnership mapping tool for all YB departments
Work with key stakeholders, community organizations, and individuals dedicated to expanding service to Opportunity Youth in the Central Texas Area
Build upon the existing recruitment plan with emphasis on how to engage alumni in the recruitment process
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
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award or End of Service Stipend upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Training, Relocation Assistance
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Writing/Editing , Youth Development , Conflict Resolution , Non-Profit Management , Education , Public Speaking , Computers/Technology , Community Organization , Team Work , General Skills , Recruitment , Communications
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
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