All Ways Up Foundation VISTA Member Position


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:00 AM - Sat Nov 18, 2017 06:00 PM

Where

5800 Hannum AveSuite 100Culver City, CA 90230


About

Are you passionate about college success issues? The All Ways Up Foundation is sponsoring a multi-site AmeriCorps VISTA project that will focus on college access and success for low-income youth. The VISTA Member will assist the All Ways Up Foundation in achieving these objectives and developing new project activities and sources of community support. This is part of a seven-site effort with eleven VISTA Members and one Leader. NO prior AmeriCorps experience needed for the Member position, but a one-year full-time commitment is required.

The VISTA Member under the direction of the VISTA Leader and AWU site Supervisor will: 1) Create and update a replicable Alumni and Donor database that tracks students’ progress. 2) Design and modify as needed all Alumni projects including: a) college, career, and financial literacy webinars, b) summer internship program and resources, and c) career placement and tracking for graduating college seniors. 3) Modify and regularly evaluate a social media/communications plan for the 2016-7 school year to enhance communication between the student scholars and organization utilizing Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, and quarterly e-newsletters. 4) Build connections with the seven AWU local non-profit partner sub-sites also focused in college access and success, 5)Participate in an initial training and then five in-service trainings to continually enhance staff development and understanding of VISTA and site protocols. 6) Complete all needed VISTA and site administrative requirements. 7) Regularly meet with VISTA leader and site Supervisor to discuss planning, strategies, and any issues or questions to buttress capacity-building success.

Skills

  • Database Administration
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional Development

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 40 hours per week
  • Living stipend and education award provided
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