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IGNITE Development and Communication VISTA
Cooper’s Poynt School and the Thomas H. Dudley Family School, two campuses within the Camden City School District, aspire to partner with community organizations to address the various needs of students and families living in poverty and that have negative effects on student achievement. Through your VISTA service, we aim to increase the schools' integration of partnerships in order to ultimately maximize student learning and strengthen families and the neighborhood. In addition to strengthening the school communities, you will also play a role in enriching extended day programming through the Ignite afterschool program. The Ignite program aims to provide educational enrichment and fun activities for students in grades 4-8. In this position, you will identify key supporters for community schools, develop partnerships to support students’ educational success and to bring in additional resources to meet school needs. This position requires pre-service drug screening and criminal background checks. Start dates are available once per month. Contact us for exact dates.
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Member Duties : As the IGNITE Development and Communications VISTA, you will: 1) Create marketing material such as: leaflets, newsletters, pamphlets program handbooks, etc., and engage the school based community and stakeholders 2) Increase the number of community partners that can meet identified school needs. 3) Coordinate a parent advisory board and attend community based meetings to increase beneficial partnerships. 4) Collect data to prepare for and present end of year school reports to partners and stakeholders. In this position, you will play an essential role in advancing community support and providing students with enrichment activities to enhance education outcomes. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in education, public policy, community organizing, or youth development.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Education ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

IGNITE Development and Communication VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/18/2022  -   01/17/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  10/29/2021  To  12/15/2021 

Contact Del-Charrese Densley
584 Benson St
Camden   NJ   08103

Listing ID 68122