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Communications VISTA Harris County Dept. Education, OneStar
The Harris County Department of Education formed the Center for Afterschool, Summer and Enrichment (CASE) for Kids in 1999, to mobilize the community to work together to ensure that every child in Harris County has access to quality afterschool programs. CASE for Kids’ mission is to strengthen, support, and sustain afterschool programs and out of school time activities under its three strategic directions: enhancing quality, expanding resources, and driving change. Acting as a local afterschool intermediary, CASE for Kids provides funding, coaching, resources, and trainings to support afterschool programs across 25 school districts and various community organizations within Harris County. CASE for Kids‘ Communication VISTA that will assist in the development of a marketing plan and product deliverables that focuses on showcasing CASE of Kids and its services on its community through consistent communications, branding and promotional initiatives. This project will focus on assisting CASE for Kids in increasing its visibility and telling its story and impact on the greater Houston OST community to key community stakeholders, including families, schools, community organizations, and elected officials.
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Member Duties : The Communications VISTA will assist in the development and implementation of a sustainable marketing plan that aligns to CASE for Kids mission, strategic directions and services. The Communications VISTA will work alongside the Marketing VISTA and collaborate with CASE for Kids, Communications & Marketing and the Research & Evaluation divisions to use collected data and program results to create marketing messaging, program spotlights, annual impact study, e-blast content for promotional and messaging purposes. VISTA will incorporate a variety of media types including print, video, web-based and social media platforms designed to educate the public on CASE for Kids and the Greater Houston Out-of-School-Time Community. VISTA will have access to necessary tools and trainings needed, if necessary. Strong writing and editing experience preferred.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Management, Strategic Planning . 
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Communications VISTA Harris County Dept. Education, OneStar

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2018  -   08/23/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Speaking, Reading, and Writing

Accepting Applications
From  06/28/2018  To  07/30/2018 

Contact Trina Finley
6300 Irvington Blvd
Houston   TX   77022
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 75547