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Community Partnerships VISTA Leader

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 1, 2019 - August 1, 2020

Application Window

July 9, 2019 - July 23, 2019

Location

  • Washington, DC

Contact Information

Charity Eddleman
(202) 994-7981
ceddleman@gwu.edu

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Description

Applications must be submitted through the AmeriCorps Portal at the following link: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=58227&fromSearch=true

The VISTA Leader will develop project activities and sources of community support to expand successful community partnerships and volunteer programs between public schools and community organizations. The VISTA Leader will support and liaise with the other VISTAs in the program, develop partner relationships, seek additional program resources, expand communications and information sharing, evaluate program efforts, and identify training and professional development opportunities for program stakeholders. The VISTA Leader will work for one year with GW and DCPS school staff and community members to build her/his education, community development, organizing, and communication skills.

Applications must be submitted through the AmeriCorps Portal at the following link: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=58227&fromSearch=true

The VISTA Leader will develop project activities and sources of community support to expand successful community partnerships and volunteer programs between public schools and community organizations. The VISTA Leader will support and liaise with the other VISTAs in the program, develop partner relationships, seek additional program resources, expand communications and information sharing, evaluate program efforts, and identify training and professional development opportunities for program stakeholders. The VISTA Leader will work for one year with GW and DCPS school staff and community members to build her/his education, community development, organizing, and communication skills.
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Living Allowance

$1700 - $1750 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

- Networking opportunities with DCPS, Community Organizations, and GWU - Access to GWU Campus Amenities (Library, Adobe Suite) - Learning opportunities through conferences, events, etc.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Knowledge and understanding of VISTA programs and structures
Experience leading programs and staff
Ability to work in an urban school environment
Strategic planning
Ability to initiate and build partnerships between school and community organizations
Community organizing skills

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Elementary School, Higher Education Institution, Middle School, School District

Activity Types

Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Charity Eddleman
(202) 994-7981
ceddleman@gwu.edu

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