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Summer Associate Program at Focus: HOPE Freedom Schools '17
 
 
 
FOCUS: HOPE MISSION - Recognizing the dignity and beauty of every person, we pledge intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty, and injustice. And to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection. Black and white, yellow, brown and red from Detroit and its suburbs of every economic status, national origin and religious persuasion we join in this covenant. The HOPE Village Initiative (HVI) is a long-term, comprehensive, place-based initiative designed to radically change the odds of success for children, their families and the neighborhoods immediately surrounding Focus: HOPE's campus. The HVI aims to ensure that by the year 2031, 100% of the residents in the service area will be educationally well-prepared, economically self-sufficient, and living in a safe and supportive environment. The HOPE Village Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools are an important piece in the work of the HVI. The HOPE Village CDF Freedom Schools will implement the CDF Freedom Schools program, a research-based national model for reading and STEM enrichment. CDF Freedom Schools aim to educate strong, literate, and empowered children who are prepared to make a difference in themselves, their families, communities, nation and the world. Students participate in engaging, culturally relevant curricula that feature multicultural books and hands-on STEM activities. For six weeks in summer, 150 students will participate in full-day (8am-3pm) HOPE Village CDF Freedom Schools programming, which includes participation in three hours of reading enrichment and two hours of STEM enrichment each day, healthy meals and a snack, physical recreation time, and the energizing, affirming morning ceremony, Harambee.
 
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Member Duties : SAs will play numerous roles within the HOPE Village Freedom Schools: Outreach & Family Engagement Coordinators will plan and support facilitation of weekly family engagement sessions STEM Coordinators will support implementation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math enrichment Communication Coordinators will develop weekly newsletters about program activities to be distributed to families and donors Volunteer Coordinators will recruit volunteers to work with HOPE Village CDF Freedom Schools Evaluation and Data Specialists will collect daily student attendance and enter data into SIS computer program Nutrition Specialists will ensure delivery of healthy breakfast, lunch, and snacks to students each day
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  Education ,  First Aid ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Summer Associate Program at Focus: HOPE Freedom Schools '17

Program Start/End Date
06/05/2017  -   08/13/2017

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MICHIGAN   Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/31/2017  To  05/15/2017 

Contact Julie Phenis
1200 Oakman Blvd
Detroit   MI   48238
3134944196
julie.phenis@focushope.edu
www.focushope.edu
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72648


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