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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - ATL
 
 
 
This is an AmeriCorps VISTA position ideal for an individual who wishes to gain varied, high-level experience with a leading Atlanta nonprofit in the education sector. Horizons Atlanta is unique in its scale, its expansion targets, and its partnerships with private and public schools throughout greater Atlanta. The individual in this position will work directly with the Executive Director, Director of Development, and Regional Program Director to support the program for 1,150 K-8 students across ten metro Atlanta Horizons sites. The VISTA will have the opportunity to work closely with an established and influential board of directors and with highly experienced education professionals. He/she will be included in a wide variety of meetings and professional development opportunities. This position is ideal for someone who is committed to pursuing a career in nonprofit leadership, with a particular focus on K-12 education. Atlanta is an exciting city for young professionals. This service opportunity provides exposure to many of Atlanta’s most notable educational, cultural, and philanthropic institutions and leaders. The ideal candidate for this position will be a natural communicator: someone who is able to synthesize detailed information and communicate it with the appropriate voice, level of detail, and personal relevance to multiple audiences. He/she should be very organized, comfortable with online communication and productivity tools, and able to juggle simultaneous projects. No specific experience is required, but we will look for demonstrated excellence in communications and in project execution.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will work with the Executive Director and staff of Horizons Atlanta regional office to: -Implement creative strategies for fiscal sustainability: grant research/writing/reporting, event planning and donor cultivation/stewardship; -Explore and facilitate initiatives to expand family and community engagement during both the summer, as well as during the school year in support of each of the ten program sites; -Develop tool kits containing best practices, digital and paper resources, verbiage, and other appropriate materials around fundraising, programming, outreach, communications, advisory council management, etc. for program sites; -Serve as an additional liaison between the regional office team with program leadership and staff at each of the sites; and -Research and seek opportunities for establishing collaborative relationships service providers, associations, or organizations that align with Horizons Atlanta’s work.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - ATL

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA   Atlanta  

Languages
Spanish is a plus

Accepting Applications
From  01/26/2021  To  06/01/2021 

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

Listing ID 93762


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