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2017 Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator-826 Boston
826 National will work with AmeriCorps*VISTA members to build the organization’s capacity to serve under-resourced students (ages 6-18) in seven urban areas across the country where we have writing/tutoring centers and provide homework assistance (San Francisco, Ann Arbor/Detroit, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago and New York). Additionally, 826 National will deploy AmeriCorps*VISTA members to work directly in our centers to provide for the sustainability of volunteer recruitment, training, and retention efforts; conduct development activities, and support in-school and on-site program and program expansion efforts to provide field trips, scholarships and summer programs for under-resourced youth.
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Member Duties : VISTA member will evaluate, monitor, and increase volunteer efficacy. Member will coordinate Field Trip (FT) Program and design a selection criteria for schools requesting field trips in order to serve the highest-needs schools. Member will also : support the Workshop Program to sustain student learning during vacation weeks and introduce new participants to 826 Boston’s programs. Additionally, member will refine and conduct book publishing process with after-school students to showcase the work of student authors and bestow a pride of authorship for students. Lastly, the member increase and monitor parent, student, and community program participation and input into program design and initiatives.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2017 Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator-826 Boston

Program Start/End Date
08/02/2017  -   08/01/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA ,  ILLINOIS ,  MICHIGAN ,  NEW YORK ,  MINNESOTA ,  MASSACHUSETTS ,  DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Los Angeles/Orange County ,  Boston ,  Chicago ,  Washington/Baltimore ,  San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose ,  Detroit/Ann Arbor/Flint ,  New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2017  To  06/09/2018 

Contact Jessica Drench
3035 Washington St
Roxbury   MA   02119
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73138