Community Liaison For DC Public Schools

Americorps Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 days ago

The 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, D.C. 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: Desire and ability to work effectively in an urban school environment with teachers, school administrators, parents, and students Ability to network and form relationships with community organizations Ability to create innovative solutions to address problems faced in under-resourced schools Ability to work independently, take initiative, and make a work plan Adaptability, flexibility, and willingness to learn from experience Strong written and verbal communication skills Experience volunteering, recruiting and managing volunteers and planning programming

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :

Children/Youth , Community and Economic Development , Neighborhood Revitalization , Community Outreach , Education . Skills :

Public Speaking , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Education , Communications , Ability to work independently , Urban Planning , Computers/Technology , General Skills , Non-Profit Management , Writing/Editing , Leadership , Community Organization , Youth Development , Social Services , Recruitment , Team Work , Teaching/Tutoring.


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Community Liaison For DC Public Schools

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