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SUM Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program HGW
 
 
 
Horizons Greater Washington (HGW) provides nearly 400 students in and around DC with access to award-winning, tuition-free summer enrichment programming with the aim to reduce summer learning loss and bridge opportunity gaps. Students in 1st through 9th grade receive six hours of instruction, five days a week, for six consecutive weeks on the campuses of three independent schools in the metro DC area. In small classes led by professional teachers, our students are exposed to high-quality project-based curricula focused on literacy and STEAM. Swimming and other confidence boosting activities round out a summer filled with new experiences and positive development. On average, HGW students start the school year having gained on average 4–12 weeks in reading and math. AmeriCorps VISTA members will work directly with the Site Director and Assistant Site Director at one of our two sites to support their individual program in the Greater Washington DC area. This position is ideal for an individual seeking rich, professionally rewarding experience in either the nonprofit or education sectors.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps VISTA members will work directly with the Site Director and Assistant Site Director at either our Bethesda or DC site. Responsibilities include: - Assist with program set-up during orientation week. - Collect and track daily student attendance, meal counts, and parent participation. - Document student progress and behavior in our centralized database. - Support program volunteers - Under the Site Director, support the planning and logistical coordination for field trips, enrichment activities, and special events. - Participate in program activities and build strong, supportive, caring relationships with Horizons students, parents, volunteers, and staff. - Work alongside site-level staff in the program set-up and wrap-up - Support the organization and planning of site tours by funders and other external stakeholders.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
SUM Associate, VISTA Horizons Student Enrichment Program HGW

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

Work Schedule Summer

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  

Languages
English
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  02/12/2020  To  05/22/2020 

Contact Lauren Simmons
3000 Cathedral Ave NW
Washington   DC   20008
202-939-4068
lsimmons@horizonsgreaterwashington.org
horizonsgreaterwashington.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 93900


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