|Category||Community Outreach||Job type||Full Time|
TEAMS Early Alert Outreach Center
Wraparound supports are essential to address retention obstacles disadvantaged college students face. The TEAMS Outreach Center partners with college and community groups to help student's access resources to sustain enrollment, connecting students to individualized support services and resources they need to overcome obstacles affecting their success. The goal of the project is to increase the capacity of support services for disadvantaged students. This project will enhance current processes, help to create new processes, as well as increase fundraising and volunteer recruiting initiatives for the TEAMS Outreach Center.
Member Duties : VISTA Members will find ways to increase student's educational success at Central Georgia Technical College. Duties will include collecting data from disadvantaged populations at multiple campuses to determine barriers to program completion; identifying campus-based and community resources to address barriers to participation; connecting disadvantaged students to direct support staff (i.e. instructors, tutors, counselors, mentors, and student affairs specialists); developing and promoting resource guides for students; and sustaining anti-poverty interventions by leveraging financial resources and recruiting volunteers.
Program Benefits : Training , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* .
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .
Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Community and Economic Development , Education .
Public Speaking , General Skills , Counseling , Social Services , Team Work , Recruitment , Leadership .