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PHENND Fellows - VISTA Leader
Lead a cohort that works to strengthen communication, collaboration and community in Philadelphia. This VISTA leader will support AmeriCorps VISTAs who serve in a variety of school based, school district based, and non profit sites throughout Philadelphia. 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. The PHENND VISTA project also includes a multi-year relationship with a number of non-profits throughout the city in realms of education, health, law, and community development. In addition to supporting the cohort through the successful completion of their VADs, this leader will promote the sustainability of the PHENND VISTA project by working on recruitment, alumni engagement, inter-cohort communication, supplementary events, and possibly workshops and training REQUIRED: One year of previous AmeriCorps or Peace Corps experience.
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Member Duties : The VISTA leader will support VISTA Fellows to complete their service year through VAD management, development of personal and professional skills, and support through a coaching and mentoring framework. The VISTA leader will also specialize in one of the following PHENND Fellows areas: 1. Engaging with program alumni and graduated sites, increasing opportunities for local partnership, and unifying the work between PHENND, CNCS, and Sites. 2. Foster partnership, collaboration and rapport among PHENND Fellow VISTAs by implementing unique programming and curating an environment for productive communication among the VISTA fellows. 3. Implementing, improving, and sustaining recruitment systems, including site recruitment and onboarding, VISTA recruitment and onboarding, and outreach and communication.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Monthly SEPTA PASS included ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization . 
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PHENND Fellows - VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
07/19/2021  -   07/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  02/15/2021  To  08/31/2021 

Contact Dana Kayser
3440 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104

Listing ID 84921