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PPS Communications and Community Partnerships VISTA

Portland Public Schools is hiring a Communications and Community Partnerships staff person through the VISTA program. PPS Alumni are encouraged to apply by sending your resume to Colby Senior, [email protected]

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About the job

Communications and Community Partnerships VISTA


The mission of the Portland Public Schools is to ensure a challenging, relevant, and joyful education that empowers every learner to make a difference in the world. We build relationships among families, educators, and the community to promote the healthy development and academic achievement of every learner.


The AmeriCorps VISTA member will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of a District-wide communications strategy, aligned with the Comprehensive Strategic Plan. The AmeriCorps VISTA member will be supervised by and work closely with the ED of Communications and Community Partnerships to understand the goals and objectives of the communications strategy. This is a full-time, in-person role.


Assist in the creation and editing of written, video, and photo content for social media platforms

Create visual elements and marketing materials to help deliver messages and promote events

Attend events and produce video content for the website

Develop internal and external newsletters utilizing the website

AmeriCorps VISTA Benefits

Stipend of $1,755 per month throughout the 12 month term

Choice of $6,495 education award or $1,800 cash stipend upon completion of service

Education award can be to pay off qualified loans, or for educational expenses

Forbearance of federally qualified student loans during service term (interest paid)

Health Benefits

20 days of sick and vacation leave

Flexible start date

To apply please send a resume to Colby Senior, [email protected].

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