AmeriCorps*VISTA, Lindy Center, Drexel University

Posted by on April 07, 2014

We are currently in the process of recruiting for an AmeriCorps VISTA position to work with our Lindy Scholars Middle School Tutoring & Mentoring Program. Please share this job description with anyone who you think may be interested in applying. Recent grads (as of July 1, 2014) are welcome to apply. Applications must be received by May 10, 2014 in order to be considered.

Drexel University – Lindy Center for Civic Engagement – AmeriCorps VISTA Position:

Drexel University is currently developing a network of organizations, programs, and services that will provide a clear pathway for students to receive ongoing college access support from elementary school through high school. This project will focus on the expansion and increased impact of the Philip B. Lindy lnner-City Public School Program at Drexel University (“Lindy Scholars Program”) as part of Drexel’s broader preK-16 strategy of academic achievement and college access for students in the West Philadelphia community. The goal of this particular position is to develop partnerships, referral systems, and advising processes that will contribute to the successful completion of 8th grade, aid in the transition to high school, and ultimately provide ongoing 9th-12th grade mentoring as part of a comprehensive college access strategy. The program will be administered both afterschool at local middle schools and also on select Saturdays on Drexel University’s campus. The AmeriCorps VISTA will report directly to the Lindy Scholars Program Director.

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Questions can be directed to Jen Johnson Kebea at

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