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Early Learning & Afterschool Program Development Specialist
Part of an eight-member VISTA team supported by a VISTA Leader. This VISTA project will help improve educational outcomes and assist the Renton School District (RSD) and other partners to build the system-wide capacity of early learning and out of school time providers in the Renton Innovation Zone (RIZ). The Renton Innovation Zone includes schools with high poverty and low academic achievement, and serve students from diverse backgrounds in this community just south of Seattle, WA. The VISTA’s work will help break the cycle of poverty through improved educational engagement and academic achievement outcomes among RIZ students – which will help youth become more likely to overcome poverty. By supporting strategies that increase parent and community member knowledge of healthy childhood development, the VISTA will increase the capacity of the broader community to support children and youth in their learning and development.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA member will: • Support Action Teams working on Early Learning/School Readiness and Out-of-School Time Programs • Engage parents and community members in forums and planning for improved educational and child development resources. • Recruit community members and organizations to participate in training. • Write grants to support early learning and out of school time activities. • Expand partnerships with community-based groups. • Use social media and other strategies to build community connections.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Public transit pass & potential housing ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Communications . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Early Learning & Afterschool Program Development Specialist

Program Start/End Date
09/03/2019  -   09/01/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  


Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2019  To  08/04/2019 

Contact Ebony Pattenaude
Renton School District
Renton   WA   98057

Listing ID 88833


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