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SIFE USA Program Manager opening


SIFE USA currently has a Program Manager position available.  This position will be responsible for day-to-day program implementation of the SIFE USA Program in a US territory and requires extensive travel.

A brief overview of the position is below.  Please visit www.sifeusa.org for a complete description.

  • Manage, evaluate, and foster the progress of active SIFE teams on 80-130 campuses and participate in face-to-face, on-campus training programs, along with other communications and initiatives as needed, to help SIFE teams and faculty to continuously improve the quality of their program.
  • Increase the number of active SIFE students within the assigned geographic region.
  • Interface with university deans, administrators, and other leaders as needed to support local SIFE teams.
  • Prepare periodic status reports of campus visits and key statistical data.
  • Manage SIFE team competitions as assigned.
  • Identify prospective college and university participants and implement a recruitment strategy to gain support for starting a SIFE team from the administrators, faculty and students at these institutions.
  • Manage territory travel budget.
  • Prepares annual report summary on territory activities.
  • Position is a full-time traveling role.

Key Characteristics and Experience:

  • Passion for and understanding of SIFE; participated in some aspect of SIFE.
  • Results-driven individual able to give evidence of establishing goals, planning and follow-up skills, and achieving goals.
  • Willingness to work from the SIFE USA office in the SIFE World Headquarters located in Springfield, MO.

Qualified candidates should apply by sending cover letter, resume and salary expectations tohr@sife.org

Sincerely,

Brittany Dennis

Brittany Dennis | Director | SIFE USA Programs |

SIFE World Headquarters | 1959 East Kerr Street, Springfield, MO 65803 |

+1 417.575.3535 Direct | +1 417.459.8579 Cell |  bdennis@sife.org |

A head for business. A heart for the world. | www.sifeusa.org |

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Job: VISTA leader position in Northwestern PA


The Children and Youth AmeriCorps*VISTA Project of Northwestern Pennsylvania is pleased to announce its search for an AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader. The Children and Youth project is a collaborative effort of Allegheny College, Edinboro University, Gannon University, and Mercyhurst College, spanning both Crawford and Erie Counties, which are located in “the chimney” of Pennsylvania. The mission of the project is to reduce poverty for under-served children and youth by mobilizing college students as volunteers in partnering community organizations.

The VISTA Leader will be headquartered at the Nonprofit Partnership in Erie, PA, and will be responsible for supporting approximately 15 VISTA members serving at local non-profit organizations and school districts. The VISTA Leader will support professional development of the VISTA members, and help to guide them in generating resources for their programs. In addition, the VISTA Leader will help to strengthen and shape the project’s Advisory Boards, and will help to design outcomes to measure the project’s impact and effectiveness in reducing poverty for children and youth in Northwestern Pennsylvania.

Apply on-line at: http://www.americorps.gov/  (see the “Join AmeriCorps” box on the right–to find the NWPA project, select “Children & Youth” from the first drop down box and PA for state) 

 For more information, please contact:

Erin O’Day-Frye, Project Coordinator

  • Children and Youth AmeriCorps
  • VISTA Project of Northwestern Pennsylvania
  • Allegheny College  
  • 520 North Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335
  • 814-332-5318   
  • eoday@allegheny.edu 

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Summer Camp Counselor Positions with Sierra Club


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It is time again to recruit some kid-loving nature nerds!  

Nature Camp is sponsored this year by the Sierra Club!

We are taking applications for counselors for this summer.

  • The 1st week is June 6-10. The 2nd is June 13-17. 
  • A few meetings for training will be scheduled. Also the Saturday before, during and after camp are mandatory for preparation.
  • Must be outgoing, able and love to explore nature with children. This involves getting dirty, sweaty, bug bites, holding critters and a whole lot more!
  • Counselors’ hours are from 8am-1ish. On Friday we have a family picnic so our day could be until 4 pm.
  • We have Sr. and Jr. counselor paid positions available. Education and experience would be helpful.
  • Floaters are also needed. This is volunteer based. Great for past campers or nature nerd teens that need something to do.  
  • There will be 4 teams, each with 10 campers. A Sr and Jr counselor will be leading a team. Guiding them on hikes, canoeing, tree climbing, building a fort (secrete hideout), attending the educational programs provided and modeling, safety, good sportsmanship and of course respect for our earth!

If you or someone you know can help teach our future generations to love and respect the wonders of nature then please e-mail naturecamp11@gmail.com

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Job Opportunity: Be a VISTA!


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We are currently recruiting for positions starting in June, July, & August  

APPLY NOW!  

Get Involved as a VISTA and…

* Recruit mentors for at-risk youth.

* Coordinate Alternative Spring Break trips.

* Engage faculty to integrate Service-Learning and civic engagement into college courses.

* Develop new campus-community partnerships.

* Engage students to address poverty issues such as hunger, environmental impact, healthcare, the technological divide, homelessness, etc.

How Can VISTA Benefit You?

* Memorable experiences
* Professional development
* A sense of belonging to a community
* New challenges
* An Education Award or post-service stipend
* A living allowance
* Healthcare benefits
* Childcare assistance
* Student loan forbearance
* Non-competitive status for a federal government job

FL|CC VISTA Requirements

* College Degree or equivalent experience
* Strong interest in and experience working with college service programs
* Knowledge of and interest in working with students and diverse groups of people
* Proven leadership ability, public speaking, and event coordination
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to make a full-year commitment  

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To learn more about the FL|CC AmeriCorps*VISTA Initiative, visit http://www.americorpsvista.floridacompact.org/

Phone: Amanda (850) 487-0262  or Carlie (850) 922-2283
Fax: (850) 922-2928
Email: Amanda@floridacompact.org or Carlie@floridacompact.org

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Summer Camp Job Fair Tomorrow


Summer Camp Job Fair

  • This Wednesday!
  • 1-12-2011
  • 10:30 am-1:30 pm
  • Student Union Ballroom
  • (Enter via the west side of the Union)

Click here for details and participating camps  

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Life Impacting Paid Summer Job with Kids!!!!


Camp War Eagle will be on campus at Oklahoma State University January 12-13.  Camp War Eagle is a Christian Sports and Adventure Camp for Underserved and at Risk kids ages 7-17 in NW Arkansas (about 3.5 hours from Stillwater). 

We are looking for college students that Love God first and foremost, Love Kids, Love the outdoors, and Love making a difference in the lives of others!!!  (Note: Really need male counselors.)

Most of our kids come from pretty hard homes and really need a positive role model in their lives and that role model could be you.  About 80% of our 4000 kids get a $2000 experience at no cost.  Pretty amazing!!!   

Check out our website for more info, our application, and a fun Video!!!  www.campwareagle.org/staff   

We also have an electronic brochure online at this link:   Camp War Eagle Brochure Online 

Camp War Eagle could be a great place for you to spend your summer, while getting paid for it at the same timeFor a lot of Students at OSU it could serve as a PAID summer internship, especially for any major dealing with kids, social services, ministry, recreation, nature/ecology, or sports.   WE will help accommodate almost any situation based on the requirements by your department.  This summer….consider making a difference.   Email Hanna Moore at hanna@campwareagle.org with questions. 

How to find us or contact us:

  • Informational Table Locations:  (Wednesday January 12th , 10:30-2:30pm) Student Union Ballroom at the Camp Job Fair
  • CWE Interviews:  (Thursday January 13th, 10:00-5:00) Willard Living Room.  To sign up for an interview, visit our table or call Hanna Moore at 405-823-2657.  It is required to be hired, but does not commit you.

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