MTCC AmeriCorps College Coach - International Rescue Committee in Missoula
Montana Campus Compact
About the organization
Montana Campus Compact advances the public purposes of colleges and universities by deepening their ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility. Our organization is an independent affiliate of Campus Compact, a national coalition of college and university presidents dedicated to promoting civic and community engagement, public service, and service-learning in higher education. Our current membership includes Montana's two-year, four-year, public, private, tribal, and community colleges and universities, as well as a network office located in Missoula, hosted by the University of Montana. MTCC hosts an AmeriCorps program (College Coaches) and an AmeriCorps VISTA program that support its mission and work.
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Address educational equity through mentoring refugee youth focusing on high school juniors and seniors via Soft Landing after school programming. Engage high school students in career exploration activities including college attainment. Support refugee youth to be enrolled in school in a timely fashion by attending enrollment meetings and school tours. Work with IRC interpreters to translate school related information into client languages as needed. Support families to orient them to schools and train Missoula County Public Schools, University of Montana and private school staff on how to work with refugee students. Set the stage for academic success by assisting families in completing all childcare, after-school, and early education facility applications as well as any applicable scholarship applications. To learn more about this position, visit https://mtcompact.org/available-positions/.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people affected by humanitarian crises—including the climate crisis—to survive, recover and rebuild their lives. Founded at the call of Albert Einstein in 1933, the IRC is now at work in over 40 crisis-affected countries as well as communities throughout Europe and the Americas. We deliver lasting impact by providing health care, helping children learn, and empowering individuals and communities to become self-reliant, always seeking to address the inequalities facing women and girls. To learn more about this service site, visit https://www.rescue.org/united-states/missoula-mt.
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