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Become a Post Secondary Persistence Fellow VISTA, APPLY by: 5/31

March 26, 2024

Background: Since 1985, the Philadelphia Education Fund (PEF) has been a leader in addressing educational disparities. Through its College Access Programs (CAP), PEF assists over 1,700 low-income and first-generation Philadelphia public high school students annually. CAP participants consistently outperform their peers, completing FAFSA, earning diplomas, and pursuing higher education at higher rates. Additionally, PEF’s Philadelphia Scholars program awards over half a million dollars annually in scholarships to College Access alumni in need.

Program Benefits:

πŸ’° Stipend
🏠 Living Allowance
πŸ‘Ά Childcare Assistance (if eligible)
πŸŽ“ Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend
πŸ† Education Award upon successful completion of service
πŸŽ“ Training
πŸ₯ Health Coverage*
🚚 Relocation Allowance
🚌 SEPTA Transportation Pass


πŸŽ“ Interest in college access and success
πŸ“š Background in social sciences (preferred)
πŸ“Š Experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods
πŸ” Strong ability to analyze data and synthesize findings
πŸ“ Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
🌍 Comfort interacting with teenagers and young adults from diverse cultural backgrounds

Deadline: 5/31/24



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