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SUM Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program GSF
Horizons at Greene Street Friends School is a longitudinal summer enrichment program serving students from under-resourced public schools in Germantown. Our program prevents “summer slide”, a term that refers to the academic regression that occurs over the summer months. Students from underserved communities, like Germantown, are particularly vulnerable to summer slide due to lack of access of quality educational programming and a decline in exposure to learning opportunities once summer break begins. HGSFS helps to close this opportunity gap by offering a rich 6-week experience for low-income students. A longitudinal program, students begin HGSFS in kindergarten and return each year through eighth grade, creating an opportunity for deep, long-term relationships with students and their families. This is an opportunity for motivated, committed individual who is passionate about social justice and equity in education. The ideal candidate will have volunteer experience serving young people who come from under-resourced communities, as well as a mindset that embraces cultural, racial, social, socio-economic diversity and the various ways these identities intersect within the learning experience of young people. A desire to ask questions, receive feedback, and learn quickly are ideal.
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Member Duties : This individual will work directly with and report to the Executive Director of Horizons at Greene Street Friends School. In addition to aiding in the implementation of the six-week enrichment program, the Summer VISTA will play an integral role in the preparation and conclusion of the program. Duties include: -Shadow the Executive Director to understand the workings of the program. -Create additional community awareness & marketing for the program; -Contribute to the development and implementation of an orientation, training & support program for youth volunteers; -Conduct outreach, coordination, and tracking of special events. -Collect, compile, and present assessment data and feedback from program constituents
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Education ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications . 
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SUM Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program GSF

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   08/06/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  02/12/2021  To  05/14/2021 

Contact Malia Neal
5511 Greene St
Philadelphia   PA   19144
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 93680