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PHENND Fellows - Education Track - VISTA Leader
Lead a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in local Philadelphia schools. This VISTA leader will support AmeriCorps VISTAs who serve as Community Partnerships Coordinators at 16 different schools all across the city, as well as in assignments at four offices of the School District of Philadelphia. The AmeriCorps VISTAs sought for this coming year will coordinate and facilitate partnerships between their school and existing and/or potential outside community partners with the goal of integrating their services into the school’s schedule and meeting major school needs, thereby ensuring that these partnerships are mutually beneficial, sustainable and serving students effectively. PHENND (The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development) is a 30-year-old consortium of over 25 colleges and universities in the Greater Philadelphia region. The consortium actively seeks to revitalize local communities and promote civic responsibility through service learning among the region's higher education institutions. As part of our K-16 Partnerships Network, the PHENND VISTA project represents a seventh year of partnership with the School District of Philadelphia to expand the infrastructure for community partnership development across Philadelphia. In addition to supporting the cohort through the successful completion of their VADs, this leader will promote the sustainability of the PHENND VISTA project and recruit and plan for the 2020-21 cohort. REQUIRED: One year of previous AmeriCorps or Peace Corps experience.
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Member Duties : The VISTA leader have the following main goals that he or she will focus on: 1.Serve as ongoing support for the PHENND Fellow VISTA 2019-20 Cohort, individually and as a group 2.Assist the VISTA Program Manager with all aspects of the administration of VISTA project including helping to compile progress reports. 3.Ensure continuity of PHENND VISTA project goals for year 7 4.Assist VISTAs in creating transition materials for their sites 5.Assist with all aspects of VISTA recruitment for the 2020-2021 VISTA cohort.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Monthly SEPTA PASS included ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Community Organization . 
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PHENND Fellows - Education Track - VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
07/22/2019  -   07/20/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  03/13/2019  To  05/01/2019 

Contact Eden Kainer
3624 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 84921