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Operation AmeriCorps: NYC Community Schools Corps
 
 
 
The NYC Community Schools Corps (NYCCSC), an Operation AmeriCorps program, launched in partnership between NYC Service and the NYC Department of Education, will place more than 150 corps members (i.e. AmeriCorps, VISTA, NCCC) into 128 Community Schools in high-need communities to serve as mentors, reduce absenteeism, and boost parent involvement. The 16 VISTA members will provide capacity-building support to host sites and DOE staff. Community Schools support the social, emotional, physical, and academic needs of students by offering a coordinated approach to increasing opportunities for young people and improving the academic performance of students through partnerships among principals, parents, teachers and community-based organizations (CBOs). NYCCSC VISTA Members will begin service after attending pre-service orientation (PSO) (date and location TBD). Upon successful completion of mandatory PSO, members will serve beginning in February 2016.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : 1. Support Community Schools by providing technical assistance and roll-out of key initiatives. 2. Coordinate resources within the school’s community. 3. Support central logistical activities in the Office of Community Schools. 4. Organize trainings and events/group activities. 5. Coordinate communication between community stakeholders
 
Program Benefits : Monthly MTA Transit Pass ($116/month) ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Education ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Operation AmeriCorps: NYC Community Schools Corps

Program Start/End Date
02/21/2016  -   02/19/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Languages
English
Bi-lingual preferable.

Accepting Applications
From  10/01/2015  To  12/31/2015 

Contact Jessica Simonson
52 Chambers St
New York   NY   10007
212-374-2464
jsimonson@schools.nyc.gov
www.nyc.gov/communityschools
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 61235


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