Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 14-Jan-2019 to 15-Feb-2019
  • - Indiana Connected By 25 Inc.
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Compensation for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience.
  • Part Time
  • Benefits include employee contribution to 401K and paid PTO.

This is a part time position (24-29 hours/week).
 
The Opportunity
Each year the Indiana Education and Training Voucher (ETV) program provides resources and support for students who have experienced foster care pursuing college degrees, certificates, and other workforce credentials. Indiana Connected By 25 currently is hiring Regional Specialists to support students in two (2) regions: 1) Central/Southeastern Indiana and 2) Southwestern Indiana. In addition to ensuring that students are meeting program requirements, Regional Specialists regularly meet with students to celebrate successes, identify obstacles, and work through challenges.

The ETV Regional Specialists are members of the Indiana Connected By 25 team and work with students, college staff/faculty, Indiana Department of Child Services staff, and other campus and community partners to increase awareness of the Education and Training Voucher (ETV) program and understanding of barriers faced by students in foster care. Specifically, you will work with state agency and campus partners to educate stakeholder organizations about the program and the needs of foster youth, assist youth in their application to the program, and support enrolled students on their education journey.
The ETV Regional Specialists report to the Director of Educational Programs.

ICB25
Indiana Connected By 25 is in its 11th year of operation, and its 7th year as a standalone 501(c)3. Our mission population is the approximately 22,000 transition age foster youth and young adults in Indiana, and our goal is to ensure they are educated, housed, financially stable, employed, and connected to a support system by age 25. We accomplish this through innovative policy advocacy and programming in the areas of K-12 & post-secondary education, workforce development, health, financial capability, housing, and youth engagement.

Requirements

• Education and Prior Experience
   o Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university
   o 2+ years of exceptional performance in supporting teens and young adults in reaching their educational goals preferred

• Skills
   o Strong written and oral communication skills that carry through formal and informal presentations and conversations across a continuum of partners and stakeholder.
   o Distinctive skill in understanding complex systemic problems and synthesizing actionable solutions
   o Attention to detail to ensure implementation and reporting compliance with federal, state, and campus requirements

• Approach to Work
   o Deep and demonstrated commitment to Indiana Connected By 25's mission
   o Thrives on feedback and eager to continually learn, improve, and help others grow
   o Desire to be a contributing member of a team
   o Adaptable and flexible to meet the needs of the organization and the students
   o High-energy and optimism

Flexible Work Location
ETV Specialists may work outside of Central Indiana to better meet the needs of the ETV program and students. Currently open positions will serve the Central / Southeastern Region (including Indianapolis, Richmond, Lawrenceburg) and the Southwestern Region (including Bloomington, Vincennes, Evansville).

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Indiana Connected By 25, Inc. believes in fairness and equality and encourages the full participation of all individuals in fulfilling its mission to promote self-reliance and an improved quality of life. Indiana Connected By 25, Inc. recognizes the strength of diversity and celebrates a society of different individuals, cultures and perspectives whose knowledge, skills and talents enrich and strengthen us as a people.

We believe in and promote equal opportunity in our programs, operations, community engagement, employment, decision-making and inclusion of diverse members of our community.  These differences include race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and political affiliation.

Contact
Please contact Maggie Stevens, Indiana Connected By 25 Chief Operations Officer, with any questions. Maggie.stevens@incby25.org or 317-917-8940, extension 107.

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