MTCC AmeriCorps College Coach - Soft Landing 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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Mentor refugee and immigrant youth to be successful and increase their emotional and physical wellbeing by developing and offering a range of services for youth and young adults. Members will create an environment and community space for youth to engage in academic mentoring, social and recreational activities. They will support positive social determinants of health. They will offer college attainment support including financial literacy and college applications. They will help to create programming for academic and social success in middle school and high school sets of students up for opportunities for pursuing post secondary education. To learn more about this position, visit https://mtcompact.org/available-positions/.
About This Service Site
The Soft Landing Missoula youth program aims to create opportunities for success, emotional and physical wellbeing, and social engagement for refugee and immigrant youth. By developing and offering a range of services for youth and young adults, Soft Landing Missoula aims to create an environment and community space where these clients have access to academic, social, and recreational opportunities that support positive social determinants of health. SLM offers after school academic mentoring, college access support, and summer programming as well as social, and recreational opportunities for elementary, middle, and high school age refugee youth. Creating programming for academic and social success in middle school and high school sets students up for opportunities for pursuing secondary education in the long term. We are beginning to see some of the graduates of our programs successfully enter college or enter into college preparation programs with the intent of being successful once they enter college. Soft Landing Missoula works with community partners to support refugee and immigrant students in their academic success to improve outcomes for higher education later in life by creating a safe and supportive learning environment here refugees can engage academically and socially to increase their confidence and academic success. To learn more about this service site, visit https://softlandingmissoula.org/.
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Equal Opportunity Employment
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