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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 school project represents a sixth year of partnership with the School District of Philadelphia to expand the infrastructure for community partnership development in public schools. The VISTA Leader will lead the 2018-19 cohort of VISTAs placed in Philadelphia schools and School District Offices to successful completion of their (VADs) VISTA Assignment Descriptions, as well ensure they receive quality professional development to further their career interests.
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Member Duties : Candidate MUST have one year of previous AmeriCorps experience (VISTA preferred). 1)Help the VISTA Manager to set agendas for monthly trainings, plan and facilitate monthly meetings and support the professional development of VISTAs 2)Conduct regular phone calls and in-person meetings with VISTAs at their sites, provide support to VISTAs in managing conflicts, and help track needs/goals of VISTAs 3)Revise and edit monthly progress report surveys on Qualtrics and distribute the report to cohort. Aggregate survey responses and support the Program Manager in preparing quarterly and yearly reports. Assist in drafting of job descriptions for the 2018-19 year. 4)Assist with the vetting of resumes, scheduling and interviewing of VISTA candidates for the upcoming year The VISTA Leader will be able and encouraged to pursue professional development and project interests as approved by PHENND.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  SEPTA Transpass ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  national service member term ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders


Program Start/End Date
07/30/2018  -   08/02/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2018  To  05/01/2019 

Contact Eden Kainer
3624 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 61379