AmeriCorps*VISTA, Project SHINE

Posted on April 9, 2004

SEE THE WORLD?
Through the Eyes of an Elder Immigrant

Become an Americorps* VISTA member with Project SHINE!
VISTA members will:
Recruit college students to become SHINE tutors.
Develop a student leadership base on campus.
Establish partnerships with community centers and senior programs.
Organize reflection sessions and end-of-semester celebrations.

Positions available at:
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
San Jose Community College, San Jose, CA
California State University, Fullerton, CA
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Applicants should have a bachelors degree, excellent communication and organizational skills, a commitment to literacy, citizenship, immigration and aging issues, and experience tutoring adults in ESL and literacy. Bilingual skills a plus!

SHINE (Students Helping in the Naturalization of Elders) is a national service-learning initiative that builds partnerships among community colleges, universities and community-based organizations to benefit older immigrants, refugees and college students.

To find out more about Project SHINE, see our website at <a href="http://www.projectshine.org">http://www.projectshine.org</a>

Apply directly on-line at <a href="http://www.americorps.org">http://www.americorps.org</a>

A Program of the Temple University Center for Intergenerational Learning


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