YouthBuild Vista Posted Sep 07
Mile High Youth Corps , Denver, CO

YouthBuild VISTA

Mile High Youth Corps helps youth make a difference in themselves and in their community through meaningful service opportunities and educational experiences.


Program Development
 Support the development and implementation of alumni engagement strategies.
 Create programs, systems, and relationships to increase communication and engagement with YouthBuild graduates.
 Plan and coordinate alumni engagement activities and lead other projects to increase engagement with YouthBuild alumni.
 Work with the Case Manager: College and Transitions to develop and coordinate cohort building activities and alumni follow up activities.
 Work with the Case Manager: College and Transitions to build enhanced support structures for alumni as they transition to post-secondary education, such as tutoring, on-campus activities, systematic follow up, and coordination with selected staff at PSE institutions.
 Work with Case Manager: College and Transitions to support the development of a plan to increase post-secondary awareness throughout the classrooms and building.
 Support relationship building and career pathway development for the YouthBuild Health & Wellness track.
 Assist in creating sustainable resources for placements and a model of stackable employment options for Corpsmembers.
 Contribute to the development and coordination of Service Days. Provide Corpsmember training and support where needed in setting up individualized service projects.
 Oversee the development and implementation of the Martin Luther King Day all-Corps service project.
 Manage media and community outreach sources, including program photos, video and blog entries, while working closely with the Development and Marketing Department.

 Work with the Outreach Coordinator to develop Youth Street Team recruitment activities for YouthBuild.
 Assist program hiring teams in implementing hiring processes as needed, including the development of processes and documentation.

Organizational Duties
 Continue to build and enhance the service project list, incorporating a wide variety of potential service project activities and organizations available for Corpsmembers to complete Independent Service Projects.
 Collaborate with all YouthBuild staff to continue to refine the tracking system of programmatic activities.
 Assist with outcome measurement and grant reporting.
 Reports to the Program Specialist: YouthBuild


Education: BA or BS preferred. Professional experience in a related field may be substituted for post-secondary education.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds
• Technologically proficient, including experience with computer and data management programs (MS Word, MS Excel, Access, etc.). Experience with database systems preferred
• Ability to work well independently and in a team
• Ability to complete tasks in a detail-oriented and timely manner
• Committed to development and empowerment of young people
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Publisher
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
• Ability to legally work in the United States
• Pre-employment drug screen may be required

Hours, Compensation and Benefits
• This is a one-year (Sep. 16, 2017-Sep. 15 , 2018), full-time AmeriCorps VISTA position (subject to VISTA restrictions) that pays an annual living stipend of $14,665, equating to approximately $562 bi-weekly before taxes.
• Week day office hours are typically 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Thursday and 8 am to 4 pm on Fridays.
• $5815 Ed Award or $1,500 stipend upon completion
• Optional enrollment in the AmeriCorps VISTA Healthcare Allowance program.
• 10 sick days and 10 vacation days
• Opportunities for professional development training throughout the year
• Relocation allowance up to $1,000 provided by the Corporation
• Child care allowance provided by the Corporation

To Apply: Apply online at or submit cover letter and resume, to and put “YouthBuild VISTA” in the subject line.

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Mile High Youth Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer