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Youth Engagement and Community Organizer - La Platta County

Company: Americorps
Location: littleton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Youth Engagement and Community Organizer - La Platta County

The Colorado Partnership for Youth is a partnership between COACT CO, housed at the Office for Behavioral Health and Shiloh House. This VISTA project will build the essential bridges to adulthood for transition age youth (ages 14-25) by expanding resources and enhance services for youth with behavioral health challenges to help youth thrive. Vista members will create local Youth MOVE chapters to engage young people as key partners in addressing service deficiencies, increase youth informed programming development and build better understanding between adult service providers and the young people they serve. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : VISTA members will work with local youth ages 14- 25 and partners to map and identify developmentally appropriate resources for youth with behavioral health challenges to improve access and enhance services to improve youth transition planning and program access for young people living in poverty. They will assist local communities in building capacity to improve youth informed program improvement using the Y-VAL. Additionally, improve local capacity by developing a Youth MOVE chapter and local volunteers to provide youth peer support to increase engagement of transition aged youth resulting in improved well-being, and education and employment outcomes.

Program Benefits : Living Allowance , Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .

Terms :

Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :

Community Outreach , Homelessness , Children/Youth .

Skills :

Team Work , Community Organization , General Skills , Social Services , Leadership , Youth Development , Lived Experience .

Keywords: Americorps, Littleton , Youth Engagement and Community Organizer - La Platta County, Other , littleton, Colorado

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