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Flint Community School Corps - Family Engagement VISTA
The City of Flint supports a Community Schools Corps made up of AmeriCorps members and NCCC teams who provide during and after-school and summer learning activities for K-12 grade students and build capacity for community education in all Flint Community Schools schools. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve in schools and create systems to connect the school administration, parents, social service supports and community members in ways that improve academic outcomes, and recruit and manage a core pool of parent and community volunteers to help deliver during and after-school and summer programs.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The Family Engagement VISTA will: Engage with families to determine needs & expectations around community education. Create welcoming space in each school for parents & families. Support and facilitate parent/family groups in each school. Serve as a school navigator to help students & families who are transitioning between Flint Community Schools. Serve with the Crim Fitness Foundation, Flint Community Schools (FCS), and other VISTA members to develop the curriculum and plan for the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) Camp for summer 2018. Collaborate with other members to implement other fun, quality, safe and educational programming and activities. Partner with other members, Crim staff, FCS staff and parent/community volunteers to develop at least one day of service event within the school or school community. Attend required meetings and submit required paperwork as set by the Program Manager, the Crim, FCS, and the National Service Accelerator.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Flint Community School Corps - Family Engagement VISTA

Program Start/End Date
09/12/2017  -   09/11/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2017  To  08/21/2017 

Contact Jennifer McArdle
452 S Saginaw St
Flint   MI   48502
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 61686