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New Foundations Charter School VISTA CARES
 
 
 
NFCS is a K-12 public charter school located in the Holmesburg section of Northeast Philadelphia. NFCS was established in 2000 as a k-8 school with a mission to provide students with the academic, social, and emotional foundations and skills necessary to become high achieving, socially competent stewards of their communities. For the past 12 years, NFCS has been making academic strides to become one of the top performing schools within Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania. NFCS is nationally known for its strong service learning programs and has been recognized for accomplishments in the areas of healthy living, out of school time, and career development. NFCS is looking for VISTA members who have a high school diploma, strong communication skills, ability to manage various tasks and work as part of a team, and have experience working with youth. VISTA members at NFCS will specifically focus on: Healthy Living: Includes promoting fresh produce, coordinating nutrition activities, supporting school gardens, and organizing pregnancy and STD prevention activities. College and Career Development: Includes developing a college resource center, coordinating career preparation activities, providing career exploration resources to teachers, and assisting students navigate post-secondary opportunities. Resource Building: Includes developing program partnership, seeking out new program opportunities, writing press releases, and maintaining communication with the school community about important events and happenings. Service Learning: Includes supporting teacher integration of service learning, developing resources on various topics, fostering youth leadership, and creating opportunities for youth service.
 
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Member Duties : Healthy Living: Includes promoting fresh produce, coordinating nutrition activities, supporting school gardens, and organizing pregnancy and STD prevention activities. College and Career Development: Includes developing a college resource center, coordinating career preparation activities, providing career exploration resources to teachers, and assisting students navigate post-secondary opportunities. Resource Building: Includes developing program partnership, seeking out new program opportunities, writing press releases, and maintaining communication with the school community about important events and happenings. Service Learning: Includes supporting teacher integration of service learning, developing resources on various topics, fostering youth leadership, and creating opportunities for youth service.
 
Program Benefits :
Working in a caring, succesful, school ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
New Foundations Charter School VISTA CARES

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2013  -   08/19/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some College

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  04/02/2013  To  07/20/2013 

Contact Shira Woolf Cohen
8001 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia   PA   19136
215-624-8100
swoolf@nfcs.k12.pa.us
www.nfcsonline.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 45082


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