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At The Collaborative we promote a healthy community through engaging substance-free programming: teen-led activities, youth civic activity & community service, mentoring, and recreation.

PROGRAM: The fulltime & part-time members of the VT Youth Development Corps AmeriCorps State Program (VYDC) implement diverse youth initiatives, fostering positive development & building resilience to help youth avoid opioid misuse & other unhealthy behaviors, transcend the effects of COVID-19, and the gain academic, social, & job skills needed to thrive. Website: VermontYouthAmeriCorps.org

SITE: The Collaborative promotes a healthy community supporting substance-free youth in a caring environment. We provide programming for low-income and at-risk youth and their families in Windham & Bennington counties. Based on a positive youth development philosophy, The Collaborative fosters resilience and builds developmental assets allowing youth to succeed in school and beyond. Our programs include - Refuse to Use prevention program provides youth free access to a local ski mountain when they pledge to remain substance-free & attend educational opportunities; middle & high school groups cultivating youth leadership; afterschool & summer programs offering recreational & experiential learning activities; and a mentoring program that pairs youth with caring adults. The Collaborative delivers services regardless of ability to pay, including to the community’s most vulnerable populations. In support of our mission, the AmeriCorps member plans and implements innovative out-of-school time programs for middle & high school youth, manages mentor pairs, and ensures a substance use prevention focus in all activities. The member facilitates program outreach and secures non-federal grant funding & in-kind donations for member-supported programs.

COVID-19: To address the short- & long-term impacts of COVID-19 (isolation from learning social interaction), lack of peer interaction, the member engages youth in learning programs and facilitates connections between youth & their mentors, peers, & community. Location: Londonderry, VT

Member Duties: The VYDC-Collaborative Youth Programs AmeriCorps Member—(1) recruits youth participants; (2) plans and implements civic engagement, recreation, and other enrichment activities; (3) promotes the community garden and nutrition; (4) plans and runs community events; (5) creates and administers evaluations; (6) networks and builds community partnerships; (7) recruits and manages volunteers; (8) secures non-federal grants and in-kind donations for member-supported programs; (9) creates and enhances community outreach (posters, social media, website, and press releases); and develops and implement systems to increase efficiency and effectiveness.

Minimum Age: 20. Reliable private transportation required: local travel and monthly travel to Montpelier for AmeriCorps training. Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2 references.

Program Benefits: Health Coverage, Childcare assistance if eligible, Training, Education award upon successful completion of service, Professional development, Living Allowance.

Terms: Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended .

Estimated Annual Living Allowance: $16,000.

Full-time, Temporary

Benefits:

  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance


At The Collaborative we promote a healthy community through engaging substance-free programming: teen-led activities, youth civic activity & community service, mentoring, and recreation.

PROGRAM: The fulltime & part-time…

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  • Horario
    Días laborables
  • Flexibilidad
    Tiempo completo (30+ hrs/sem)
  • Frecuencia
    Recurrente

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Londonderry, VT
Ubicación Asociada

The Collaborative

VT-11, Londonderry, VT, USA

Cómo aplicar

Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2 references.

Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2 references.

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