AmeriCorps VISTA - Family Engagement Assistant

Published

07/12/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

1911 Church Street
Evanston
Illinois
60201
United States

Description

Youth & Opportunity United closes the opportunity gap by preparing youth for post-secondary and life success. VISTA members help to ensure that children have the supports needed for their academic and social-emotional success in school and break the of the cycle of poverty.The Family Engagement VISTA Project will build the capacity of Y.O.U. to develop resources and assessments that support parents of youth participants and enhance organizational parental engagement strategies to meet the needs of students and their families.


Member Duties : Continue to identify, engage, and form supports and strategies for parents and caregivers of youth in out-of-school programs in alignment with identified needs. Improve upon, and expand upon a communications plan for Family Engagement that reaches partner organizations, school stakeholders, community leaders, and funders. 


Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible , Training , Professional Development, Transit Support, Education award upon successful completion of service .   

*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 are Required. Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .  


Service Areas : Education


Skills : Public Speaking , Social Services , Community Organization , Leadership , Team Work, Education . 

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

tsylvestre@youthopportunity.org
https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=76580&fromSearch=true

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.


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