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  • Gregory - Horton's Kids
    headed into his sophomore year at Fisk University Gregory continued to set ambitious goals Academically he set the bar high for himself his 3 55 GPA from freshman year seemed mediocre and he wanted to do even better Outside of classes Gregory serves as a senator in the student government and this year is getting an opportunity to create a constitution for his school He is also working to become a mentor to local high school students on issues related to college life and financial aid Gregory has high aspirations for life after college with plans to pursue a career that will either lead to becoming the U S Attorney General or starting his own nonprofit to benefit underserved communities Horton s Kids helped me value service to people who don t look like you or come from the same place as you Gregory said It made me feel like I can give back and it doesn t have to be only to my community I have to make myself knowledgeable enough to help Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code Submit Submitting Email Name Previous Next Read previous newsletters HTML Form Generator

    Original URL path: https://www.hortonskids.org/impact/success-stories/gregory/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Jena - Horton's Kids
    he told me to keep working and I thank him for that When Jena discovered K Pop a genre of music popular in South Korea she became interested in learning Korean Roy bought her several textbooks to help Roy is like a best friend to me and when I need help he is there I also enjoy playing chess with him He has taught me a lot Roy is equally effusive about Jena The one thing that has changed over the past 11 years is Jena s interactions with her peers When she was very young she did not interact much with the other children Now as a teenager she is an acknowledged leader amongst her social peer group To see that transformation and emotional growth from the 5 year old I met more than a decade ago has been a joy to watch Jena is eager to begin the process of applying to colleges including Juilliard in New York City where she hopes to study singing Eventually she hopes to move to South Korea and teach English No matter where she lands one thing is certain she will never forget her experiences with Roy My favorite memory with Roy is all of them Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an

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  • Macey - Horton's Kids
    following he had a difficult time in school where he often got suspended It was hard he said When you go to school the other boys who don t like your neighborhood they fight you I had to fight at school a lot of times Through it all Allison continued to encourage Macey to finish high school Working together with Horton s Kids she researched alternative schools and Macey completed his GED through the YouthBuild program in 2011 Then Macey joined AmeriCorps where he was part of a large group of Colorado firefighters who battled the Black Forest Fire an incredibly destructive fire for the state Now back in DC Macey works as a legal assistant He continues to talk often with Allison whom he describes as his mentor She always told me I could be whatever I wanted to be Macey said More and more people telling you the same thing you start believing it Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code Submit Submitting Email Name Previous Next Read previous newsletters HTML Form Generator Home Runs for Horton s Kids 2016 Join us on Tuesday June 21 at Nationals Park View Event

    Original URL path: https://www.hortonskids.org/impact/success-stories/success-story-macey/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Nathan - Horton's Kids
    path Around the time of the shooting he was changing his life just had a son and was engaged Two years later Nathan graduated from high school and was accepted to Syracuse University Horton s Kids worked with Nathan to find him the financial support he needed to persist to graduation During his senior year Nathan studied in Spain and met up with Tyrec another Horton s Kids alum in Valencia The two young men sat down and talked about their majors and career goals It was a very powerful moment knowing that despite of what each one of us has gone through we are successful Nathan said This is the moment that I knew that the sky s the limit Nathan graduated from Syracuse University with honors in 2014 He double majored in political science and child and family policy and minored in African American studies Today he is part of the prestigious Teach for America program and teaches history to at risk students in San Antonio Texas Horton s Kids showed me that there is a life outside of Wellington Park Nathan said I had countless tutors tell me the same thing we see so much potential in you Ultimately I want to come back to DC because I know what young kids go through I know who I would be fighting for Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave

    Original URL path: https://www.hortonskids.org/impact/success-stories/success-story-nathan/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Tyrec - Horton's Kids
    A lot of them went to way better public schools Tyrec s long time tutor Carrie helped him stay on track and persevere I am used to starting from the bottom being behind everyone else and catching up Tyrec said I don t have this attitude that someone owes me something The biggest thing that Carrie did for me was be an advocate for me Everyone who is successful in life has had an advocate In 2014 Tyrec graduated from the University of Virginia where he majored in government As a college student he interned at the White House and the Office of Congressman Ron Kind Today he works at The Education Trust a nonprofit organization that advocates for the high academic achievement of all students particularly those of color or living in poverty In the coming years he hopes to attend law school and practice education law Recognizing the important role Horton s Kids played in his life Tyrec also recently became a tutor He said Horton s Kids has truly been like a second family They have been there every step of the way Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code

    Original URL path: https://www.hortonskids.org/impact/success-stories/success-story-tyrec/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Operations Manager - Horton's Kids
    critically at organization spending Playing a leadership role in developing yearly organizational budget and grant budgets Managing yearly audit process Managing relationship with outside accounting firm Facilities Technology and Information Management Maintaining contracts leases and relationships with building management and outside vendors Overseeing office supplies and maintaining office space Acquiring new fixing broken or disposing of unwanted furniture or other office goods Maintaining service on two Horton s Kids vans Business and Risk Management Managing insurance needs and renewals with assistance of insurance agents Maintaining business licenses Essential Experience and Competencies An earnest passion for Horton s Kids mission Bachelors degree from a four year college or university At least 4 years of relevant work experience Experience with accounting budgeting and financial management Strong attention to detail Ability to manage competing demands and priorities from multiple sources Demonstrated leadership experience Impeccable integrity and judgement Strong management skills and the ability to motivate staff Proficiency with Microsoft Excel How to Apply Horton s Kids is accepting applications now Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to Kavya George at kavya hortonskids org Please specify Operations Manager in the subject line No phone calls please Salary is commensurate with experience Applicants will be asked to undergo standard screening requirements including an FBI background check Child Protection Registry check and TB test Must be 18 or older to apply Horton s Kids Inc is an equal opportunity employer Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values

    Original URL path: https://www.hortonskids.org/get-involved/join-the-team/operations-manager/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Case Manager – Education Associate - Horton's Kids
    area Chaperone students on buses to and from tutoring programs work with other staff to provide supervision behavior management and safety assurance Lead a tutoring room by maintaining tutoring protocols tracking student and tutor issues and providing support to tutoring pairs Assist volunteers and other staff with behavior management and encouragement of children during programs Actively communicate with tutors volunteers about child concerns or questions Operate with a high level of customer service and professionalism when interacting with volunteers ensuring they have a positive experience with our program in all aspects Work with other staff members to organize and stock materials for tutoring Homework Help Manage and work with other program staff to run homework help for students in grades K 6 at the community center Organize materials track student attendance and monitor student behavior Community Center Support Assist with maintaining community center structure and protocols during after school hours Interact with participants and ensure they are engaged in appropriate activities Family Engagement Work to build strong relationships with families and students in a short amount of time Make weekly phone calls and home visits to inform families of attendance behavior and other program related issues Qualifications Bachelor s degree in psychology social work education or related field Previous experience working and or volunteering with children of both elementary and middle high school age groups experience working with at risk children preferred Ability to connect with hard to reach youth At least one reference who can speak to applicant s ability to work with children Strong behavior management skills Flexibility must thrive in fast paced youth focused environment Ability to work well within a team Belief that all children can succeed when given the proper support Applicants must be available to work 3 4 evenings per week and occasional weekend days How to Apply Horton s Kids is accepting applications now Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to Jina Simmons at jina hortonskids org Please specify Case Manager Education Associate in the subject line No phone calls please Salary is between 30k 33k commensurate with experience Applicants will be asked to undergo standard screening requirements including an FBI background check Child Protection Registry check and TB test Must be 18 or older to apply Horton s Kids Inc is an equal opportunity employer Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected field There was an error displaying the form Please copy and paste the embed code again Apply Discount You saved with code

    Original URL path: https://www.hortonskids.org/get-involved/join-the-team/case-manager-education-associate/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Manager of Government & Corporate Giving - Horton's Kids
    a candidate with knowledge of both Capitol Hill and traditional corporate giving Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following Corporate Relations Lead the execution of the annual Home Runs for Horton s Kids event and support board members in their solicitation activities Design in collaboration with the Director of Development and implement strategy for corporate giving outside of Home Runs Identify research cultivate and steward corporate relationships Facilitate volunteer opportunities for corporate funders Secure regular in kind donations for Horton s Kids basic needs and holiday programming establish and manage pro bono partnerships as needed Government Government Grants Management Manage existing government grants and ensure total compliance through timely and accurate reporting and financial management Identify and apply for new government funding sources both local and federal by writing compelling grant proposals in collaboration with the Development Associate Maintain and grow relationships with local government officials and Congressional offices for the purposes of volunteer development and general support Qualifications The ideal candidate is an excellent verbal and written communicator systems oriented and can handle multiple projects simultaneously and autonomously Additional essential competencies and experience include Demonstrated success securing financial contributions from corporate and government sources 2 4 years of fundraising experience Knowledge of or experience on Capitol Hill preferred Experience exposure working in the private sector preferred Bachelor s degree from a four year college or university Appreciation and enthusiasm for Horton s Kids mission and passion for social justice Flexibility and enthusiasm to work beyond the regular work week as needed including evenings and occasional weekends Ability to be a team player in a dynamic fast paced environment with a small hard working team Working knowledge of the Raiser s Edge experience with InDesign Photoshop and WordPress preferred Horton s Kids staff works in a metro accessible office located on Capitol Hill Staff should expect to work some evening and weekend hours do some lifting and assist at programming with the children Application Instructions If interested please email a thoughtful cover letter and resume with the subject Government Corporate Relations Manager Your Name to kristin hortonskids org The email and the cover letter should be addressed to Ms Kristin Frontiera No phone calls or drop ins please Applicants will be asked to undergo standard screening requirements including an FBI background check Child Protection Register check and TB test Must be 18 or older to apply Horton s Kids Inc is an equal opportunity employer Volunteer Center Next Orientation April 2016 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 RSVP Now Join Our Mailing List Please fill in a valid value for all required fields Please ensure all values are in a proper format Are you sure you want to leave this form and resume later You must upload one of the following file types for the selected

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