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SUM Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program-HA
 
 
 
Horizons Atlanta provides high-quality, tuition-free summer enrichment programs in partnership with ten host institutions, offering over 1,500 student seats in 2023. Our scholars attend a 6-week, full-day summer program on the campuses of independent schools, colleges, and universities across metro Atlanta. In small classes led by professional teachers, our students dive into rich curricula focused on literacy and STE(A)M. Swimming and other confidence-boosting activities break down barriers to success, expose children to new opportunities, and promote healthy youth development. On average, Horizons scholars achieve 2-3 months academic growth in reading and math and return to school in the fall prepared and confident. AmeriCorps VISTA members will receive direct, hands-on experience supporting a broad range of youth enrichment and development activities, as well as observe multiple programs across Horizons Atlanta’s unique regional network model in action. Members will also engage directly with all levels of program stakeholders and offer ways to strengthen program activities. Members will also participate in and support the launch of our eleventh program site in summer 2023! AmeriCorps VISTA members will be assigned to work directly with the Site Director at one of our program sites during their 6-week programs (mid to late July, depending on the site), after which the individual will support either the Horizons Atlanta Executive Director, Development Director, and/or Regional Program Director at our regional office at Georgia Tech for the remainder of his/her term. AmeriCorps VISTA candidates should be Passionate about education and children Responsible, reliable, and able to follow instructions Able to work well with K-8 children and with adult staff Creative, innovative, and able to think critically Clear communicators - both written and spoken Ready to have a great summer with our team and young scholars!
 
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Member Duties : VISTA members will support the Site Director at a site & assist with various tasks & responsibilities during their 6-week summer programs, they will work out of the regional office supporting the Executive Director, Development Director, and/or Regional Program Director. Support classroom instruction and management Assist with field trips, swim instruction, or other out of classroom activities Support social media, photography, and other communications and marketing related activities Work alongside the Site Director on various administrative tasks Coordinating with the other program sites (Site Directors, staff, AmeriCorps VISTA) to share information, materials, resources Supporting both the site and regional staff at the three regional special events (swim competition, Atlanta Dream game, and summer carnival) Assisting with Visitor’s Day, Mystery Readers, and other special stakeholder hosting events Working with Horizons Atlanta regional team for program wrap up
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
SUM Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program-HA

Program Start/End Date
06/05/2023  -   08/04/2023

Work Schedule Summer

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA   Atlanta  

Accepting Applications
From  03/21/2023  To  06/05/2023 

Contact Alex Wan
177 North Ave NW
Atlanta   GA   30332
678-995-5108
awan@horizonsatlanta.org
www.horizonsatlanta.org

Listing ID 117492


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