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Parks and Recreation Carver Museum Summer Associate
 
 
 
The Carver is geographically situated in East Austin, a locale that for years has been the site of the African American community. The Carver is committed to serving all residents of the City of Austin. But equally significant, the Carver certainly provides exhibitions, educational offerings, and public programs that reflect the history, culture, and aesthetic expressions of East Austin’s established black populace. Moreover, significant sectors of this populace have suffered economic hardships, land loss, and disparities in such areas such as health and education—all hallmarks of an “underserved” demographic. Although the “underserved” do not constitute a traditional museum going audience, the Carver reaches out to this group by creating engaging initiatives that reflect the best of their images, interests, and aspirations.
 
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Member Duties : The Summer Associate will serve for 10 weeks to provide summer educational opportunities to underserved communities by assisting in the planning and implementation of a variety of educational programming. This includes selecting and screening films, conducting exhibition tours, online research, and other duties. The major program for the summer is the Youth arts safari summer camp. Associates, under close supervision, will function as counselors. In this role the VISTA Associates will supervise campers’ well-being, behavior, and activities. The Summer Associate would focus on the priority of education by planning and implementing programs that provide opportunities for educational enrichment, creative output and self-exploration to underserved members of the community.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Medicine ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Parks and Recreation Carver Museum Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
05/28/2019  -   08/06/2019

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/04/2019  To  05/08/2019 

Contact Elaine Kieffer
7201 Levander Loop
Austin   TX   78702
5129725042
elaine.kieffer@austintexas.gov
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79578


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