Wisconsin VISTA positions available

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From:     Amy Hilgendorf <amy.hilgendorf at uwex.edu>

Wisconsin Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Positions Available

The Wisconsin K-16 AmeriCorps*VISTA Service-Learning Project funds 35 
AmeriCorps*VISTA
members to serve as service-learning coordinators throughout Wisconsin. 
The project goals are: to
develop partnerships among higher education institutions and low-income 
communities to create strong,
sustainable anti-poverty programs; to improve academic achievement and 
aspirations of low-income
children in grades K-12; and to develop sustainable infrastructure for 
campus-based community service
and service-learning with a focus on anti-poverty outcomes. Benefits to 
members include Professional
development and experience that builds skills, living allowance 
($809-$840 per month), limited healthcare
coverage, student loan deferment, relocation allowance (if you move) 
childcare assistance (if eligible),
$1,200 End-of-Year cash stipend or $4,725 Educational Award. Apply today 
at www.americorps.org or
call Dan Neumann for more information 262-595-2002.

Thanks,

Amy Hilgendorf
AmeriCorps*VISTA
Wisconsin Campus Compact
UW-Extension
432 North Lake Street Rm. 501
Madison, WI  53706
(608) 262-4584
amy.hilgendorf at uwex.edu

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