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PHENND Fellow Non-profit VISTA Leader
PHENND Fellows is a program that fosters young non-profit leaders who seek to expand the capacity of Philadelphia non-profits to address issues of poverty and strengthen communities. Through its Non-profit Track, PHENND places passionate and talented college graduates at local organizations as AmeriCorps VISTA members. This track has a three-fold mission: (1) Support local nonprofits fighting poverty across a wide range of issues, (2) Train and retain local talent to stay and work in Philadelphia, and (3) Develop the next generation of nonprofit leaders. During the 2019-2020 program year, 32 PHENND Fellows will build capacity in local organizations and participate in extensive professional development as a cohort. This program is run by PHENND (The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development), 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. Please note: to be considered for this this position you must have successfully completed at least one full-time Americorps term.
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Member Duties : Lead a VISTA cohort of 12-16 members who help strengthen local Philadelphia non-profits through a wide variety of capacity-building projects. 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 and 8 4.Assist VISTAs in creating transition materials for their sites 5.Assist with all aspects of VISTA recruitment for the 2021-2022 VISTA cohort. 6. Work individually with VISTA members on their Individual Development Plans.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Reimbursement for SEPTA monthly pass ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Housing ,  Health ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Urban Planning ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Communications . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

PHENND Fellow Non-profit VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
01/21/2020  -   01/19/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PENNSYLVANIA   Philadelphia/Wilmington/Atlantic City  


Accepting Applications
From  10/31/2019  To  01/15/2020 

Contact Eden Kainer
3624 Market St
Philadelphia   PA   19104
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 92369