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School Partnerships AmeriCorps VISTA for DC Public Schools

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

July 22, 2019 - July 21, 2020

Application Window

May 23, 2019 - August 9, 2019

Locations

  • District of Columbia, US
  • Washington, DC

Listing Details

Description

George Washington University (GWU) in downtown Washington DC is seeking a VISTA to serve as a School Partnerships VISTA in the Office of Family and Public Engagement (OFPE) with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). The VISTA will increase the capacity of the DCPS School Partnerships Division through new research, identification of best practices, and creation of new tools. The VISTA will work for one year with GWU and DCPS staff and community members and will be able to build education-related knowledge and experience, as well as partnership development, project management, and communication skills. The year-long project term is somewhat variable, based on the start date, but will likely begin in July 2019.

George Washington University (GWU) in downtown Washington DC is seeking a VISTA to serve as a School Partnerships VISTA in the Office of Family and Public Engagement (OFPE) with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). The VISTA will increase the capacity of the DCPS School Partnerships Division through new research, identification of best practices, and creation of new tools. The VISTA will work for one year with GWU and DCPS staff and community members and will be able to build education-related knowledge and experience, as well as partnership development, project management, and communication skills. The year-long project term is somewhat variable, based on the start date, but will likely begin in July 2019. Read More

Living Allowance

$1500 - $1583 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), 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 Requirements

College Graduate

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

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

School District

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities