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Friday, May 22, 2015


Young folks help others: Under-30 age group no slouches at volunteering

Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out apathetic younger generation? Well, here’s a comeback: Today’s young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were. (December 30, 2014)

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    Program seeks those who want to help others

    The VISTA program is taking applications now for their February open positions in 11 jobs. (December 7, 2012, Page 1A)

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      College Corps offers volunteer services to community

      College Corps has helped local non-profit organizations throughout the year. (May 25, 2012, Page 1, 3A)

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        VISTA positions available at Ole Miss

        The Volunteers in Service to America program, or VISTA, is looking for five candidates to help with positions at the University of Mississippi. For information, call 915-7178 or e-mail (June 16, 2011, Page 5A)

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          UM creates new position to fight poverty

          The University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts has teamed up with Americorps to be a host site for a new position designed to fight poverty in North Mississippi.

          Currently taking applications, the Volunteer In Service To America — or VISTA — employee will be a one-year full time position that includes a living allowance, health benefits and an education grant which can be used for graduate education or to repay student loans. (June 21, 2010, Page 1)

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