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2017-18 Communications Coordinator (826 CHI)
826 National will work with Corps 18 volunteers to build the organization’s capacity to work with underserved youth in order to develop essential writing and creative thinking skills that lead to academic success. Corps 18 volunteers will support volunteer recruitment, program development, and organizational capacity building in seven different writing and tutoring centers located in seven urban areas across the country (San Francisco, Ann Arbor/Detroit, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, and New York City). 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : VISTA member will build local awareness of 826CHI through community partnerships to recruit more community volunteers, in order to sustain and expand free writing and tutoring programs for underserved youth. Member will also build local awareness of 826CHI through communications campaigns across social media platforms, website, and traditional media to recruit more community volunteers, in order to sustain and expand free writing and tutoring programs for underserved youth. Member will support a system for measuring and sharing the impact of 826CHI’s literacy programs on underserved youth and build relationships with media outlets to share the impact of 826CHI’s literacy programs on underserved youth, in order to attract financial and volunteer resources to maintain free programming. Lastly, member will develop a system to coordinate and archive contacts across the organizations many communications platforms to improve external messaging about 826CHI’s service to underserved youth.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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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 and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2017-18 Communications Coordinator (826 CHI)

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

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

Contact Kendra Curry-Khanna
1331 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago   IL   60622

Listing ID 73144