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School Partnerships VISTA for DC Public Schools
 
 
 
With a strong record of developing reciprocal, respectful, active, and democratic partnerships, George Washington University (GWU) in downtown Washington DC is seeking a VISTA to serve as a School Partnerships VISTA in the Office of Family and Public Engagement (OFPE) in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). The VISTA will increase the capacity of the DCPS School Partnerships Division through new research, identification of best practices, and creation of new tools. The VISTA will work for one year with GWU and DCPS staff and community members and will be able to build education-related knowledge and experience, as well partnership development, project management, and communication skills. We are seeking candidates who excel in relationship-building, are results-oriented, and have strong data management and project management skills. Key attributes of a successful School Partnerships VISTA for DCPS include: • Experience with database design and management. • Ability to help others use database and data collection tools. • Ability to work independently, take initiative and achieve goals. • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Ability to develop and execute detailed project plans. • Experience developing and maintaining strong relationships and partnerships with diverse stakeholders. • Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to learn from experience.
 
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Member Duties : They will increase the capacity of the DCPS School Partnerships Division in OFPE through new research, identification of best practices, and creation of new tools. • Institutionalize the processes for regular collection and reporting of school and partner data. • Revise the DCPS Partnerships Database (QuickBase platform) and develop a new process to ensure consistent reporting of school and partner information across the DCPS system, specifically to the greater DCPS community. • Develop materials and tools to train stakeholders on the DCPS Partnerships Database and how to use its various functions • Support the redesign of the DCPS processes to review and facilitate partner and donation opportunities • Compile best practices across programs in order to develop manuals/tool kits on processes for partner, donor and volunteer management. • Expand DCPS communication regarding opportunities and resources for collaboration, and support to school and partner organization staff.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
School Partnerships VISTA for DC Public Schools

Program Start/End Date
10/28/2019  -   10/27/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/26/2019  To  12/01/2019 

Contact Charity Eddleman
837 22nd St NW
Washington   DC   20052
202-994-9903
ceddleman@gwu.edu
serve.gwu.edu
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 64677


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