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PHENND- Next Steps AmeriCorps Team Leader
 
 
 
The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development (PHENND) is a consortium of over 25 colleges and universities in the greater Philadelphia area. PHENND works to build the capacity of its member institutions to develop mutually beneficial, sustained, and democratic community-based service-learning partnerships. The consortium actively seeks to revitalize local communities and schools and foster civic responsibility among the region’s colleges and universities. PHENND seeks four full-time AmeriCorps members to serve as a Team Leader and help support low-income first generation college students who are themselves enrolled as part-time AmeriCorps members. Team Leaders will be an integral part of the Next Steps AmeriCorps program. There will be three positions available, one at Temple University, Cabrini University (Radnor), and Kutztown University (Berks County) The Next Steps AmeriCorps is designed as a college retention initiate for rising sophomores and juniors who are Pell-eligible graduates of high poverty school districts. The Next Steps AmeriCorps program engages college students in community service, mentoring, supportive workshops and leadership development. Participants known as Corps members, complete 300 hours of community service in the course of one year. Corps are placed with community service placements and also mentor one incoming first-year student as part of their service. Team Leaders will be an integral part of the Next Steps AmeriCorps program and will be placed either at Cabrini University (Wolfington Center), Kutztown University (Enrollment Management & Student Affairs Division), or Temple University (Center for Community Partnerships).
 
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Member Duties : - Assist Campus Administrators recruit Next Steps mentors and mentees from eligible members of the larger student population - Assist in ensuring that Next Steps mentors complete and submit all required enrollment documents and time sheets - Assist in connecting Next Steps mentors & mentees to meaningful service opportunities in the community, primarily through work-study - Serve as mentor to students - Help plan and lead bi-weekly training and reflection sessions for Next Steps mentors & mentees - Help plan and support “All Corps Events,” periodic day-long training and leadership development events for mentors and mentees - In summer months, serve in Summer Bridge programs that help prepare at-risk rising first year students for success in college
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
PHENND- Next Steps AmeriCorps Team Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2019  -   08/19/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/28/2019  To  09/01/2019 

Contact Modupe Oke
3624 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
2155732379
modupe@phennd.org
http://phennd.org/
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 87495


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