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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - DCD
AmeriCorps VISTA - Volunteers in Service To America - is a full time national service organization working to alleviate poverty. Horizons National has partnered to place AmeriCorps members in one-year placements throughout Greater Boston in order to target the community's most crucial issues in an effort to reduce the opportunity gap in Greater Boston. This is an opportunity for motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about making a difference and receiving beyond entry-level responsibilities. Because of this the candidate should have some background of volunteer service as well as the desire to take on responsibilities that will challenge themselves and make an impact on the Horizons at DCD community. This is an AmeriCorps VISTA position and the individual will work directly with the Executive Director, staff, volunteers, and board of the Horizons at Dedham Country Day program.
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Member Duties : During the school year the VISTA will: -Promote the program through traditional & social media efforts; -Increase communications with families; -Implement creative strategies for fiscal sustainability: grant research/writing/reporting, event planning and donor cultivation/stewardship; -Coordinate DCD parent & student volunteer opportunities. -Use data currently being collected to tell additional stories of our impact. -Research and seek opportunities for collaborative relationships with complimentary service providers, associations, or organizations that align our work. -During the summer the VISTA will: -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 : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Free lunch on school days ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills . 
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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - DCD

Program Start/End Date
06/07/2021  -   06/06/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  

Accepting Applications
From  01/21/2021  To  05/14/2021 

Contact Haris Kuljancic
90 Sandy Valley Rd
Dedham   MA   02026
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 93699