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PHENND Fellows- Rebel Ventures Curriculum Coordinator
 
 
 
Rebel Ventures is a high-school student-run nonprofit food enterprise based in Philadelphia creating healthy deliciousness with kids in schools and in our communities. Our objectives: A) to increase access to nutritious and tasty food (healthy deliciousness) for kids; and B) to engage high school students in meaningful job experiences using entrepreneurship as a strategy for positive youth development. Every aspect of our nonprofit is run by high school students, from meetings with partners to our product development and sales. Youth Power, Teamwork, and Democracy are core Rebel Values. We develop products and educational activities that reach thousands of students, create videos for youth, run marketing campaigns, steward partnerships, speak at conferences, and learn through each experience. We create a product called Rebel Crumbles that are served on the breakfast menu in all Philly public schools. Since 2017, 1.5 million Crumbles have been served to kids in Philadelphia. As peer role models and leaders, our crew has the unique opportunity to directly impact kids beyond the school breakfast menu. So, over the past two years, we designed a set of youth-powered, project-based learning activities targeting cafeterias, classrooms, and whole schools. Currently, the Rebel crew is operating on a hybrid model to address challenges arising from the pandemic and create healthy deliciousness in the real world. We have two full crew meetings in person each week. HS students and mentors are also collaborating in small groups and working independently to get projects done. As we are all learning to adapt to a ‘new normal’, we are still developing virtual communication and remote learning skills that will be crucial post-COVID.
 
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Member Duties : The Fellow will develop the Rebel Skills Tracker (Quantitative Focus), a College/Career Access Plan, and focus on building school partnerships with PHENND community schools to support youth-led food education programming. The Fellow will research best practices, establish partnerships, and improve Rebel’s strategy to engage our high school student crew. The Rebel Executive Director and crew will orient the Fellow on Rebel’s values, mission, history and systems. Together, the crew will train the Fellow on how youth and adults work together as colleagues at Rebel. The Fellow will be expected to actively participate in all Rebel weekly crew and mentor meetings. As well, the Fellow will be invited to participate in all Rebel board meetings. The Executive Director will provide oversight and support to the Fellow.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  SEPTA Monthly Transportation Pass ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Youth Development . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
PHENND Fellows- Rebel Ventures Curriculum Coordinator

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 Roslynn Baker
3440 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
2155732379
roslynnb@phennd.org
www.phennd.org

Listing ID 109829


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