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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - HB
Horizons is a transformational, community-centered, out-of-school-time learning program proven to close the opportunity gap. Horizons offers tuition-free academic and enrichment programming. Horizons programming for Bridgeport students includes a six-week summer program for K-8th grade and school year-based program for high school students. The ultimate goal of Horizons Bridgeport is to change the life path of 1,000+ Bridgeport children annually (an increase of nearly 250% from 2018 levels). Bridgeport is currently served by programs at three host schools/universities. In achieving its ultimate goal, Horizons Bridgeport will open and fundraise for new sites, support capacity growth through expansion of existing sites, and enable additional collaboration and best-practice sharing. The individual in this position will work directly with the Executive Director to support capacity building and growth for our Horizons programs. He/she will be included in a wide variety of meetings and have the opportunity to work with a board of directors and very experienced education professionals across our partner locations. This is an opportunity for motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about making a difference and receiving beyond entry-level responsibilities.
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Member Duties : The VISTA will serve in a variety of ways. He/she will work directly with the Executive Director. He/she will work on capacity building projects related to community partnership development, communications, grant writing, public relations, data analysis, social media, and content creation. Specific responsibilities to include: - Promote Horizons Bridgeport through regular and social media channels. - Develop additional communications tools. - Research and identify new and expanded grant and fundraising opportunities. Support grant writing and reporting for these opportunities. - Research and analyze data to communicate program information to potential funders and community stakeholders. - Collaborate with site program leaders to facilitate knowledge capture on best practices. - Support the organization and planning of site tours by funders and other stakeholders
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Youth Development . 
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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - HB

Program Start/End Date
06/08/2020  -   06/07/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CONNECTICUT  

Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  02/12/2020  To  05/15/2020 

Contact Stacey Goodwin
1057 Broad St
Bridgeport   CT   06604
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 93622