Middlebury College Office of Community Engagement is in the process of recruiting and eventually hiring two AmeriCorps VISTAs for the upcoming 2016/2017 year.

“Shepherd Interns from across the country are highly equipped with knowledge and experience in areas of poverty alleviation,” writes Ellie  Bacon, Wooster College and Shepherd Intern alumna.

“I, myself, was a Shepherd Intern from the College of Wooster and then made my way to Middlebury as the VISTA for this past year. It has been an amazing fit, particularly with my previous knowledge and connection with the SHECP Consortium and Internships.”

Middlebury College Community Engagement will be supporting 2 AmeriCorps*VISTA members for the 2016/2017 year:

The SerVermont Americorps*VISTA member will work as our Poverty Initiatives Coordinator.

Join Community Engagement to weave together co-curricular poverty-related programs and mobilize students to help alleviate poverty in our local community. Work to build Middlebury College’s Privilege & Poverty initiative, combining curricular & co-curricular opportunities with community partners to address issues of poverty.

Do you love working with and for kids? Are you committed to providing meaningful opportunities for mentorship? Interested in social justice work at the youth development level? Come join Community Engagement as a Vermont Campus Compact VISTA member to work as our Mentoring & Youth Programs Coordinator. Gain experience, work in Addison County, and hone your understanding of work that supports positive outcomes for local youth.

Questions? Please contact: Elle Bacon, AmeriCorps VISTA, Community Engagement, 118 South Main Street, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753, 802.443.5113

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