Mcsc Youth Resource Initiative Vista

Americorps Lansing , MI 48907

Posted 2 days ago

The MCSC Youth Resource VISTA Initiative will positively impact communities by reaching the following project goals: 1) Develop mechanisms for youth, parents, and youth serving organizations to access resources that enhance the skill sets of youth and assist them with being successful in school and/or work. 2) Assist with developing solutions to decrease the opportunity gaps faced by youth and in particular young men and women of color. These goals will be accomplished through objectives that include: asset and resource coordination; recruiting and engaging volunteers; establishing a youth voice in the communities; promoting easier access to work and career opportunities. Michigan Community Service Commission utilizes service as a strategy to address the state's most pressing issues and empowers volunteers to strengthen communities.

Terms :

Car recommended . Service Areas :

Community and Economic Development , Education . Skills :

Fund raising/Grant Writing , Conflict Resolution , Public Health , Community Organization , Communications , Team Work , Leadership , Public Speaking , Youth Development , Computers/Technology , Teaching/Tutoring , Education.


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Mcsc Youth Resource Initiative Vista

Americorps