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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program-HGB
 
 
 
AmeriCorps VISTA - Volunteers in Service To America - is a full time national service organization working to alleviate poverty. Horizons National has partnered to place AmeriCorps members in one-year placements throughout Greater Boston in order to target the community's most crucial issues in an effort to reduce the opportunity gap in Greater Boston. The service position at Horizons Greater Boston (HGB) will help support several Horizons programs run in conjunction with Boston Public schools as well as the coordinating regional office. This is an opportunity for motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about making a difference and receiving beyond entry-level responsibilities. Because of this the candidate should have some background of volunteer service as well as the desire to take on responsibilities that will challenge themselves and make an impact on the Horizons Greater Boston community. This is an AmeriCorps VISTA position and the individual will work directly with the Executive Director, staff, volunteers, and board of the Horizons Greater Boston program.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA will work with the Director and staff of Horizons during the school year to: -Promote the region’s programs in the community through traditional & social media efforts; -Implement creative strategies for fiscal sustainability: grant research/writing/reporting, event planning and donor cultivation/stewardship; -Develop systems for communicating/sharing information with partner schools and new possible host schools -Use data currently being collected to tell additional stories of our impact. -Research and seek opportunities for establishing collaborative relationships with complimentary service providers, associations, or organizations that align with Horizons Greater Boston work. During the summer the VISTA will: -Create additional community awareness & marketing for the program; -Contribute to the development and implementation of an orientation, training & support program for youth volunteers; -Conduct outreach, coordination, and tracking of special events.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Free on-site daily lunch . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
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Service Areas :
None
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program-HGB

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   06/06/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  

Accepting Applications
From  01/21/2021  To  05/14/2021 

Contact Meredith Laban
90 Sandy Valley Rd
Dedham   MA   02026
617-784-7064
mlaban@horizonsgreaterboston.org
www.horizonsgreaterbos
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 101053


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