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PHENND Fellows- Nationalities Service Center Ed Liaison
The PHENND Fellow at NSC will address the impact of poverty by supporting low-income immigrants to actively engage in their children’s education. This project will work to break the families free from poverty by providing newcomer parents and students with the information, support and connections they need to succeed. The VISTA will develop an education system orientation, recruit volunteers to support families and develop relationships with local education support systems. As a result of the VISTA’s efforts, newcomer families will have the information, support and connections they need to actively engage with their children’s education.
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Member Duties : The Education Specialist will engage in three activities to advance newcomer education: 1 Needs/Best Practices: conduct research and outreach related to best practices for orienting newcomers to the education system, 2 Collaboration/Relationship Building: connect and collaborate with education programs, the School District and the community college to identify existing orientation and adult education resources. 3 Volunteer Recruitment – recruit and train volunteers to provide newcomer education orientation. The Education Specialist implements orientation programming to newcomer children and parents on how to navigate the US school system. Additionally, the specialist is the agency’s key ambassador to local resources in order to cultivate relationships to support newcomer families. Finally, they will conduct outreach to recruit volunteers to support program activities. The member will serve as a key member of NSC’s team participating in team and agency meetings and activities.
Program Benefits : SEPTA Monthly Transportation Pass ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Leadership . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

PHENND Fellows- Nationalities Service Center Ed Liaison

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2022  -   08/01/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact Eden Kainer
3440 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104

Listing ID 109361