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Training and Communication VISTA for DC Public Schools
With a strong record of developing reciprocal, respectful, and democratic partnerships, George Washington University (GW) in downtown Washington DC seeks a Training and Communications VISTA for the Division of Out-of-School-Time Programs (OSTP) in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). The VISTA will redesign and redevelop a training system for all OST staff, and will enhance the communications mechanisms employed by OSTP to reach various stakeholders. Key attributes of a successful Training and Communications VISTA include: • Desire and ability to work effectively in an urban school district with administrators, teachers, parents, and students. • Ability to reach out to and form relationships with school staff. • Ability to work independently, take initiative and achieve goals. • Ability to work effectively in an office environment. • Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to learn from experience • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : • Implement a needs assessment survey to identify high-need professional development areas, and prepare recommendations based on results. • Research training programs for OST professionals while considering internal and external resources, best practices for OST providers and DCPS initiatives. • Develop an OSTP training calendar for ongoing OSTP staff development. • Assess OSTP social media presence, and in collaboration with OSTP leadership and DCPS Office of Communications, develop OSTP policies for use of social media. • Assess and recommend communication tools best suited to sharing information with the stakeholders. • Through site visits, research, and attendance at stakeholder meetings, gather information on best practices, successes, and project designs appropriate for different subjects and grade levels. • Through site visits, research, and attending key stakeholder group meetings, gather news, stories, and photographs for newsletter articles, and other communications.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Ability to work independently ,  Education ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills . 
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Training and Communication VISTA for DC Public Schools

Program Start/End Date
11/01/2018  -   10/31/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  


Accepting Applications
From  03/20/2018  To  12/31/2018 

Contact Charity Eddleman
837 22nd St NW
Washington   DC   20052
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 58210