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Chicago HOPES for Kids 2022-2023 Outreach Coordinator
Chicago HOPES for Kids is seeking a VISTA member who is interested in supporting students experiencing homelessness by creating and expanding programs designed to empower our students and families holistically. The goal of our project is threefold: 1.)To expand the Chicago HOPES for Kids academic and enrichment program to additional shelters in Chicago. 2.) To strengthen and further develop the structure and components of our existing program. 3.)To create a sustainable model for community outreach and diversify our volunteer opportunities. The VISTA Outreach & Family Engagement Coordinator service goal is to engage youth and families through monthly events and build organizational awareness through outreach efforts in the communities we serve. The coordinator will build relationships with site liaisons and community organizations to ensure delivery of high quality events. They will work closely with the Development VISTA to maintain social media channels and increase visibility of HOPES through online engagement.
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Member Duties : The VISTA Outreach & Family Engagement Coordinator will: Assist with outreach and scheduling tabling opportunities; Implement family engagement efforts using newsletter and texting platforms; Foster partnerships with local organization to provide parent enrichment programming; Assist in creating social media posts and flyers for events; Help with the planning and outreach of virtual/in person awareness events; Assist with facilitating McKinney Vento sessions with CPS partners; Assist with family engagement programming on site placing food orders and distributing materials as needed; Collaborate with VISTA Cohort on projects across departments; Maintain database of parent contact information; Create an end of service term project in accordance with role and complete it by the end of service year; Other duties as assigned
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Education ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment . 
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Chicago HOPES for Kids 2022-2023 Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/17/2023  -   01/16/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  


Accepting Applications
From  05/08/2022  To  12/12/2022 

Contact Jen Harden-Finn
688 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago   IL   60642

Listing ID 112035


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