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LA's BEST Community Engagement Fellow
 
 
 
The mission of LA’s BEST (Better Educated Students for Tomorrow) After School Enrichment Program is to provide a safe and supervised after school education, enrichment and recreation program for children ages five to 12 in Los Angeles. Mayor Tom Bradley created LA’s BEST in 1988 in response to challenges arising from increasing numbers of unsupervised children throughout the City during out-of-school-time – especially within under-resourced Los Angeles neighborhoods that are disproportionately impacted by high rates of poverty and crime. LA’s BEST has grown from operating at 10 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) elementary school sites to 200, and currently serves 25,000 children each day during the after school hours, and 7,000 in the LA’s BEST Summer Program.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA Community Engagement Fellow The VISTA Community Engagement Fellow will help increase the engagement of LA’s BEST stakeholders, including our students, parents, volunteers and community members to support the organization's communications, advocacy and development efforts. The Fellow will also participate in raising awareness for LA’s BEST through social media, events, creating materials and other creative avenues.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing,Public Speakin ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
LA's BEST Community Engagement Fellow

Program Start/End Date
01/21/2020  -   01/20/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   Los Angeles/Orange County  

Languages
Bilingual in Spanish Preferred
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/11/2019  To  12/19/2019 

Contact Christine Harris
200 N Spring St
Los Angeles   CA   90012
2139780801
christine.harris@lacity.org
lasbest.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 84139


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