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May

Open Position - New Graduates Encouraged to Apply

Open AmeriCorps*VISTA position at Wilkes University working with Veterans and Military Families. 
 

Institution Name and Project Year: Wilkes University, Year 3
Host Site Supervisor Name: Megan Boone Valkenburg; megan.boone@wilkes.edu
The Inter-Organizational Veteran Educational Support Team Program (INVEST) is designed specifically
to mitigate the research identified risk factors that hinder veteran persistence in higher education. In
the past year INVEST has helped veterans attain their post-secondary educational goals through a
supportive social and therapeutic safety net, veteran to veteran assistance programs, and educational
forums about VA entitlements. In year three, the INVEST PACC*VISTA will offer workshops focusing on
VA entitlements, College readiness courses, Career planning assistance, and social outreach.
 
Interested in Applying? 2016-2017 PACC*VISTA term of service:
 July 25, 2016 - July 24, 2017 which includes a mandatory Pre-Service Orientation led by PACC and CNCS beginning on July 18, 2016.
 
To apply for a PACC*VISTA position, click here: https://my.americorps. gov/mp/listing/ publicRequestSearch.do and search for “PACC” under “
​WILKES UNIVERSITY”

For additional information about the program please contact our current AmeriCorps*VISTA Emily McGaha- emily.mcgaha@wilkes.edu


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