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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment KQA
 
 
 
Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s offers a six-week summer learning program focused on providing much needed enrichment opportunities for low income children to maintain and enhance their academic progress. We are entering into our 24th year of serving the needs of our rural community. Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s works with host schools (Kent School, The Gunston School, and Washington College) to offer “six-weeks of happiness” for PreK to grade 8 students during the summer and offers a high school mentoring program for alumni of the summer learning program. Horizons of Kent and Queen Anne’s employs a full-time Executive Director, a part-time Academic Director, and a part-time High School Mentoring Coordinator. The summer team is comprised of teachers, interns, assistants, reading specialists and site directors. Our VISTA will work closely with the Executive Director to ensure that the programs run smoothly, data is collected and analyzed to inform future projects, and that adequate funding is raised to support the good work of the organization.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will be responsible for the following duties: Research and create a new electronic newsletter; Research and create a donor stewardship program; Research and initiate new grant and fundraising opportunities; Research and initiate a cost and time efficient nonprofit database to track donations; Develop a training program to help staff utilize new online databases; Research effective high school mentoring programs and identify best practices to improve our current program; Research and create a new website to promote the organization. Research and create new family involvement activities to strengthen the partnership between our organization and the families. The office is located in the historical town of Chestertown, Maryland near the Chester River. Washington College is within walking distance. Our VISTA will be able to take classes outside of business hours or work a second job that does not interfere with the duties of the organization, if desired.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
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Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment KQA

Program Start/End Date
07/08/2019  -   07/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND  

Languages
Bilingual Spanish preferred
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/01/2019  To  06/25/2019 

Contact Amy Crowding
116 S Lynchburg St
Chestertown   MD   21620
410-778-9903
acrowdinghorizons@gmail.com
horizonskentqueenannes.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85838


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