LKC: City of Refuge - Columbia, MO

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



LKC: City of Refuge - Columbia, MO The future Financial Literacy and Employment Education Program relates to the VISTA focus area of economic opportunity: employment, financial literacy, and education. Through this program, we hope to address the issues related to financial instability including problems such as language barriers, lack of occupational opportunities, finance education, obtaining and maintaining employment, and job skills development. We are focusing on legal refugees, who are low-income and or unemployed, placed or relocated in Columbia, Missouri. City of Refuge is a part of the Literacy KC Impact Initiative VISTA Program. Literacy KC works to advance literacy within the Kansas City metropolitan area through direct services, advocacy, and collaboration. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : City of Refuge (COR) VISTA Member will serve as a Financial Educator for refugees in Mid-Missouri. The VISTA will create a Financial Literacy and Employment Education Program to strengthen financial understanding, economic mobility, and language comprehension for vulnerable refugees in our community. VISTA member would help CoR enhance services to our low-income refugee community through creating curriculum, building partnerships, and evaluating program needs. Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Training , Stipend . Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended . Service Areas : Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Education , Entrepreneur/Business . Skills : None

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