Community Liaison for DC Public Schools

Employer
Americorps
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 03, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Ref
517530722
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Community Liaison for DC Public SchoolsThe George Washington University (GWU), the sponsoring organization, is seeking Community Liaisons for DC Public Schools (DCPS) to serve as capacity builders in elementary and middle schools in Washington, DC With a strong record of developing reciprocal, respectful, active, and democratic partnerships, GWU works with the DCPS to place AmeriCorps VISTAs in under-resourced schools across the District. Key attributes for a successful Community Liaison for DCPS: A cents € cents Desire and ability to work effectively in an urban school environment with teachers, school administrators, parents, and students A cents € cents Ability to network and form relationships with community organizations A cents € cents Ability to create innovative solutions to address problems faced in under-resourced schools A cents € cents Ability to work independently, take initiative, and make a work plan A cents € cents Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to learn from experience A cents € cents Strong written and verbal communication skills A cents € cents Experience volunteering, recruiting and managing volunteers and planning programming Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.Member Duties : The Community Liaison for DCPS will assess needs, identify, and act on opportunities to expand and enhance partnerships for a Title I DCPS school. The AmeriCorps VISTA Member will support the school in enhancing existing afterschool, summer school, and school-day partnerships as well as help recruit and foster new partnerships and volunteer programs that enrich students both academically and socially. A cents € cents Acquire training and development needed for success in the assignment A cents € cents Support existing partner organizations to ensure effective programming and relationships with the school A cents € cents Work with school administration and stakeholders to develop innovative solutions A cents € cents Expand partnerships to meet needs and priorities of the school A cents € cents Engage the school and surrounding community by participating in local events/meetings, and engaging and recruiting volunteers A cents € cents Build sustainability for VISTA-initiated projects at the school A cents € cents Collaborate with VISTA Cohort to share best practicesProgram Benefits : Training , Health Coverage , Stipend , Education award upon successful completion of service , Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance .Terms :Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .Service Areas :Neighborhood Revitalization , Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Children/Youth , Education .Skills :General Skills , Social Services , Public Speaking , Computers/Technology , Recruitment , Urban Planning , Youth Development , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Ability to work independently , Teaching/Tutoring , Non-Profit Management , Education , Team Work , Writing/Editing , Leadership , Community Organization , Communications .

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