VISTA Kindergarten Readiness Outreach Coordinator, UW of Lehigh Valley

Posted by on April 28, 2014

Kindergarten Readiness Outreach Coordinator

Member Duties : VISTA will identify how early learning providers are currently connected to public schools in 17 school districts in Lehigh Valley. VISTA will work with Lehigh Valley early learning coalitions to identify and present activities that create smooth transition to kindergarten. VISTA will establish an advocacy platform aligning Lehigh Valley early learning coalitions with United Way investments in early childhood education for low income families.

Program Benefits : Training,  Childcare assistance if eligible,  Living Allowance,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend,  Health Coverage,  Relocation Allowance.

Terms : Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time.

Service Areas : Children/Youth,  Neighborhood Revitalization,  Education,  Community Outreach.

Skills : Urban Planning,  Youth Development,  Social Services,  Community Organization,  Education,  Conflict Resolution,  Communications,  Leadership,  Team Work.

Service Description : The goal of this project is to improve regional outreach to parents, schools, and early learning providers to ensure that children from low income families receive quality early learning experiences and make smooth transition to kindergarten ready to learn.

Apply directly through the AmeriCorps webiste:

Contact:    Mary Widmer
United Way Of The Greater Lehigh Valley
Allentown   PA   18109

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