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Achievement First Student Programs Coordinator VISTA (CT/RI)
This program is a great choice for people who are interested in working with amazing students and devoted colleagues. The Achievement First network of schools serves approximately 15,000 students in NY, CT, and RI. Achievement First schools run K-12 and offer students from all backgrounds a quality college-bound education. 100% of graduating seniors have been accepted to a four-year institution. You will not find a more dedicated group of staff, students, and families, all working to get amazing kids to and through college. This posting is for CT/RI roles in Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, and Providence. These full-time positions work within schools to build capacity in specific areas targeted to maximize student success. The student life coordinator position brings joy and engagement to the school community by building a repertoire of student events and engagement strategies to get students interested in and excited about schools. The attendance coordinator position tackles chronic absenteeism through designing and leading intensive interventions. The college coordinator position builds connections with colleges across the country to bring college opportunities home, allowing students to connect firsthand with impactful opportunities. The community engagement position builds bridges in the community and brings resources to bear. After-school programs, clubs, community service opportunities, extra academic tutoring, and parent engagement are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to this role. Finally, the network support position focuses student access to food services, transportation, and school recruitment opportunities, facilitating access a great education and make it to and through college. Applying to this posting will allow you to begin the process of exploring these various locations and positions. We would love to meet you and connect with you about your interest in working with us.
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Member Duties : VISTA members will build organizational capacity by creating programming for topics such as attendance interventions, student life, college access, community engagement, parent engagement, community service, tutoring, food and transportation access, and more. These roles work on school operations teams whose job it is to facilitate the functioning of an entire school. A VISTA’s capacity-building work would greatly improve the team’s ability to better serve students. By researching, developing, and disseminating new programming and new methods for serving student needs, these roles increase a school’s capacity to plan and deliver excellent programming. This position is best for someone with a strong sense of initiative who likes to be creative and find new ways of doing things while operating within a large system where the impact could be huge.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Education . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
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Achievement First Student Programs Coordinator VISTA (CT/RI)

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2021  -   07/05/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations RHODE ISLAND ,  CONNECTICUT   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  


Accepting Applications
From  03/30/2021  To  06/15/2021 

Contact Kyle Wood
580 Dixwell Ave
New Haven   CT   06511
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 102711