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Strong City/BHSEC: Volunteer and Family Engagement Project
 
 
 
Bard High School Early College Baltimore seeks a VISTA to help our growing school continue to expand its capacity to make a college education accessible to traditionally underserved students in Baltimore City. The VISTA member will develop a robust plan to improve family/community engagement and will recruit from their community to bring more volunteers into the school both during the day and after school. This position is sponsored by Strong City Baltimore in Baltimore, MD; and the VISTA member will serve with Bard High School Early College in Baltimore, MD. Strong City sponsors 30 VISTA projects at nonprofit, government, and community organizations throughout Baltimore City and Maryland. Established in 1969 to help neighborhoods become safer, better places to live, Strong City's mission is to build and strengthen neighborhoods and people. Strong City will provide support to BHSEC and the VISTA member throughout the year, including recruitment, training, resources, and professional development opportunities, and meetings.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : The project’s overall goal will be to increase the afterschool enrichment and family engagement opportunities provided by the school, thereby strengthening the school as an institutional option for students of Baltimore City. The VISTA will: 1)Develop a database of family and community volunteers who would be active in the school through chaperoning, performing workshops, etc. 2)Work with families to create a plan that is reflective of the school’s needs and wants 3)Recruit volunteers from the community to plan and implement family engagement activities
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Strong City/BHSEC: Volunteer and Family Engagement Project

Program Start/End Date
11/21/2017  -   11/21/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  09/08/2017  To  10/16/2017 

Contact Azure Grimes
3503 N Charles St
Baltimore   MD   21218
4103870088
agrimes@strongcitybaltimore.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 76725


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