Soft Landing Missoula seeks a summer team member to join their small but dynamic organization. A summer team member would focus on supporting refugee and immigrant youth and their families in Missoula. They would design and implement summer programming focused on educational, recreational and social outings and activities for youth ages 13-20.
Outings and activities would have the goal of preventing summer learning loss, preparing them for future academic and career opportunities and giving them access to experiences they otherwise would not have. The member will communicate regularly with participating youth to ensure their wellbeing and access to food and support over the summer.
In addition, the summer team member would participate in COVID relief efforts of the organization. These may include using community resources to bring food to families, checking in on families via phone or social media, and helping families fill out paperwork for benefits.
Living Allowance: None
Hours Commitment: Members commit to serve at least 300 hours.
Start Date: Flexible (May/June) and end date no later than August 31.
# of weekly hours: Flexible—part-time to full time as long as they are on track to complete at least 300 hours.
Service Eligibility Types: Positions can be work study, internships, practicum or volunteers.
Eligible for Service: College Students or 2020 high school graduates (17-18 years old)
Education Award: Earn a $1,289 Education Award for future schooling or to pay down student loans. 13 MT colleges may match up to $1,000 annually.
Contact Molly Cottrell at [email protected] for details on how to apply.