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Summer Enrichment Program VISTA- Horizons Savannah
 
 
 
The mission of Horizons is to provide students from low-income families in the Savannah area an academic, cultural, and recreational program designed to help close the achievement gap by preventing summer learning loss and encouraging academic growth. The Summer Enrichment Program VISTA will serve as an assistant to the Horizons Lead teacher. The VISTA will aid in the classroom duties of teaching and caring for approximately 16 students during a six week summer enrichment program. This person will be responsible for helping to plan daily classroom schedule and assisting in instruction. They will work in partnership with approximately 2 volunteers in the classroom each day. Duties will include planning and executing special activities for students including but not limited to story time, art, sports, or other recreational or creative opportunities. The VISTA will be expected to engage in working with students to maintain or improve their reading and math grade level skills as evidenced by pre and post testing. VISTA’s will be supported by the direct supervision of a lead teacher and through supervisor meetings on a weekly basis with the site supervisor. Horizons provides training materials and a combination of in person and online training prior to the summer program.
 
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Member Duties : The mission of Horizons is to provide students from low-income families in the Savannah area an academic, cultural, and recreational program designed to help close the achievement gap by preventing summer learning loss and encouraging academic growth. The VISTA will aid in the classroom duties of teaching and caring for approximately 16 students during a six week summer enrichment program. This person will be responsible for helping to plan daily classroom schedule and assisting in instruction. They will work in partnership with approximately 2 volunteers in the classroom each day. Duties will include planning and executing special activities for students including but not limited to story time, art, sports, or other recreational or creative opportunities. The VISTA will be expected to engage in working with students to maintain or improve their reading and math grade level skills as evidenced by pre and post testing.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Housing . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Summer Enrichment Program VISTA- Horizons Savannah

Program Start/End Date
06/04/2018  -   07/29/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
Spanish a plus!

Accepting Applications
From  03/21/2018  To  05/10/2018 

Contact Christy Edwards
824 Stillwood Dr
Savannah   GA   31419
9129618854
cedwards@savcds.org
www.horizonsnational.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79227


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