The Greater Reading Non-Profit Career Readiness Partnership aims to increase connections between local non-profit organizations and Alvernia University and to provide low-income students career-readiness skills through real-world experiences such as internships. Also, the partnership will offer career-readiness workshops to students enrolled at Reading High School, a district where the majority of students come from low-income or economically disadvantaged families.Campus Compact of New York and Pennsylvania VISTAs (CCNYPA*VISTAs) are part of a VISTA cohort of 40 members placed at higher ed. institutions across PA and NY to build campus-community partnerships. Professional development opportunities, including specialized workshops and retreats, and support to the VISTA cohort will be provided throughout the year of service.
Car recommended, Permits working at another job during off hours, Permits attendance at school during off hours. Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development, Community Outreach, Education, Neighborhood Revitalization. Skills :
Writing/Editing, Communications, Youth Development, Urban Planning, Recruitment, Computers/Technology, Community Organization, Leadership, Non-Profit Management, Fund raising/Grant Writing, Education, Team Work, Social Services, Teaching/Tutoring, General Skills, Public Speaking.