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Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - DCD
 
 
 
This is an opportunity for motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about making a difference and receiving beyond entry-level responsibilities. Because of this the candidate should have some background of volunteer service as well as the desire to take on responsibilities that will challenge themselves and make an impact on the Horizons at DCD community. This is an AmeriCorps VISTA position and the individual will work directly with the Executive Director, staff, volunteers, and board of the Horizons at Dedham Country Day program. During the school year, the VISTA will be doing the following: Promote the program in the community through traditional and social media efforts; Implement creative strategies for fiscal sustainability including grant research, writing, and event planning; Develop and implement donor cultivation and stewardship activities; Use data currently being collected to tell additional stories of our impact; Assist in the development and coordination of a volunteer program; Research and seek opportunities for establishing collaborative relationships with complimentary service providers, associations, or organizations. During the summer when program is in place the VISTA will do the following: collaborate with the team to implement program components and assessment of impact; shadow Program Director to fully understand the workings of the program; contribute to the coordination of special events; gather marketing collateral to share with Horizons at DCDs’ donors and community and create additional community awareness and publicity for the program.
 
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Member Duties : During the school year the VISTA will: - Promote the program in the community through traditional & social media efforts; - Increase communications with families, data collection, research and planning; - Implement creative strategies for fiscal sustainability - Develop systems for communicating/sharing information with partner schools - Coordinate DCD parent & student volunteer opportunities. - Use data currently being collected to tell additional stories of our impact. - Research and seek opportunities for establishing collaborative relationships with complimentary service providers, associations, or organizations that align with Horizons at DCDs’ work. During the summer the VISTA will: - Create additional community awareness & marketing for the program; - Contribute to the development and implementation of an orientation, training & support program for youth volunteers; - Conduct outreach, coordination, and tracking of special events.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Free lunch on school days ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program - DCD

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MASSACHUSETTS   Boston  

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

Contact Meredith Laban
90 Sandy Valley Rd
Dedham   MA   02026
7819152626
mlaban@dcds.net
www.horizonsgreaterboston.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 93699


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