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PHENND - Office of Family and Community Engagement
PHENND (The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development) is a 25-year-old consortium of over 25 colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia region. The consortium actively seeks to revitalize local communities and promote civic responsibility through service learning among the region's higher education institutions. As part of our K-16 Partnerships Network, the PHENND VISTA project represents a sixth year of partnership with the School District of Philadelphia to expand the infrastructure for community partnership development across Philadelphia.
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will work with The Office of Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) of the School District of Philadelphia to support the District’s parent engagement goals and initiatives, including designing and facilitating trainings for parents, parent leaders and members of the School Advisory Councils to foster their capacity for leadership, collaboration and positive contribution to school improvement and community development. The VISTA may also be engaged in developing and rewriting training materials as well as providing technical assistance to schools on building strong school-family partnerships. The work will provide opportunities for utilizing research, writing, and interpersonal skills and engaging internal and external partners. Strong writing skills are required for engaging newsletter articles. Graphic design experience is a plus.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  SEPTA Transpass ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Graphic design, Research ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

PHENND - Office of Family and Community Engagement

Program Start/End Date
07/17/2017  -   07/20/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  12/13/2016  To  04/30/2017 

Contact Eden Kainer
3624 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 59325