AmeriCorps VISTA - Out of School Time Partnerships Assistant
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Youth and Opportunity United (Y.O.U.)
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)
1911 Church Street
The Out-Of-School Partnerships Assistant helps to establish and sustain partnerships with community organizations in order to expose Y.O.U. youth enrolled in elementary and middle school OST programs at schools sites and off-site locations to additional community resources and opportunities. Such partnerships will help build the four components shown to be the foundations necessary for young adult success - self-regulation, knowledge and skills, mindsets, and values.
Member Duties : Continue to create new partnerships with local organizations, community leaders, and other resources that will broaden our range of expert-led enrichment activities and project-based learning opportunities in the areas of STEM, sports and wellness, and the arts.Establish partnerships with local entities and resources that will assist AmeriCorps staff. Prepare both new and existing partners to effectively run programming at OST sites.Continue to manage, improve upon, and stabilize the partnership components of the Niles Township 8th to 9th grade transition program.Continue to improve upon partner recognition and compensation efforts in order to increase the likelihood of a continued relationship between Y.O.U. and partner organizations.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Professional Development, Transit Support , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance .
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Terms : Full-Time Service Term. Pre-Service Orientation and Background Checks Require. Car Recommended. Permits attendance of school during off hours. Permits outside employment during off hours.
Service Areas : Children/Youth , Education .
Skills : Leadership , Team Work , Conflict Resolution , Communications , General Skills , Project Management , Public Speaking .
- Stipend Provided
- Training Provided
How To Apply
Please apply to this opportunity through the website link above. This will require you to register an account with My AmeriCorps. We will not accept any applications outside of this portal.
Email inquiries regarding the opportunity are accepted. No phone calls, please.