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DREAM MA - Community Organizer, Boston
 
 
 
Our program offers youth living in low income housing and year-round, magical experience including Village Mentoring, adventures and summer enrichment programs. Our programs are driven, almost exclusively, by volunteers. WHY WE DREAM... Our Beliefs * We believe that the opportunity gap is unfair and unjust. * We believe that childhood is a precious part of the human experience and worthy of great investment. * We believe that all children have immense potential to contribute to our society and that lost potential for one is lost potential for all. * We believe that change is possible. Our Vision We seek a world in which all children have the opportunities, resources, and relationships necessary to achieve their dreams. Our Mission Our mission is to close the opportunity gap for children living in low-income housing. Cultural Values * We live in the grassroots. We see ourselves as more of a movement than an organization. We value bottom-up development and look to our volunteers for leadership. * We are relationship-oriented. When relationships are done well, they can change the world and build bridges across differences. Relationships are at the center of all we do and are our greatest source of impact, influence, and learning. * We value transparency. We are an open organization and invite all to participate in decision-making. We see honest communication as the foundation for creating trust and understanding. * We like to play. We sing, surprise, act spontaneously, play games, and imagine. We see potential for something magical in every interaction. We think play is the ultimate vehicle or delivering our services. * We think the high dive is fun! Positive risk-taking plays a crucial role in development. By pushing our comfort zones, we broaden our world views and expand our options. * We think anything is possible. Call us naïve...wait a minute, don’t do that! Just join us!
 
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Member Duties : Community Organizers serve by leading programs, including school year mentoring, summer enrichment and adventure activities. DREAM is committed to serving our youth with culturally appropriate programming. We seek members who contribute to the diversity and excellence of The DREAM Program and who foster an inclusive environment. Objectives for Organizer: * Connect with every child and family in each of our neighborhoods * Achieve the highest quality mentoring relationships in the field with direct connection to youth, families, and mentors. * End the summer developmental slide for the children in our neighborhoods. * Provide an unparalleled suite of adventures and life experiences. * Ensure our mentees have post-secondary success. * Have FUN!
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  First Aid ,  Recruitment ,  Counseling ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Community Organization ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Public Speaking ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
DREAM MA - Community Organizer, Boston

Program Start/End Date
08/24/2020  -   08/20/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  

Accepting Applications
From  03/05/2020  To  08/10/2020 

Contact Melissa Maharaj
41 Dearborn St
Boston   MA   02119
(617) 249-4361
mmaharaj@dreamprogram.org
www.dreamprogram.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 94345


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