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August 10, 2015
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Employment Agreement - Sierra Newhouse, After-School All-Stars Project Coordinator - Contract


In 2013, the City of Orlando received a multi-year grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) via Volunteer Florida, to fund the Orlando Partnership for School Success (O-PASS).  The program recruits and deploys 32 full time AmeriCorps members to approximately 8 middle school and City after school sites, where they offer tutoring and mentoring services to City children.

The O-PASS grant helps fund operational positions, including that of Sierra Newhouse, After-School All-Stars Project Coordinator - Contract.  By approving the attached contract, the City will ensure program coordination of the O-PASS grant project for the period August 10, 2015 through July 31, 2017.  In her capacity as After-School All-Stars Project Coordinator - Contract, Ms. Newhouse will be responsible for administrative and supervisory work in planning, coordinating and conducting the O-PASS grant project; assist in managing the overall operations and implementation of the grant project; oversee collection and preparation of program data for performance reports; manage O-PASS staff’s professional development and training implementation plan; assist in the creation of the overall program design, structure and curriculum taught; and review, monitor and ensure adherence of O-PASS program goals and objectives.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: See attached.  All costs associated with this contract will be covered under the O-PASS grant.

Recommended Action:
Approve the attached Employment Agreement with Sierra Newhouse and authorize signature by the Mayor/Mayor Pro Tem and City Clerk, subject to satisfactory review by the City Attorney's Office. 

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Contact: Tyler Chandler
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 7/30/2015 8:25 PM
City Clerk 7/31/2015 6:46 AM

Name: Description: Type:
Sierra_Resume.pdf Resume for Sierra Backup Material
Sierra_Newhouse_Contract.docx Sierra Newhouse - Contract Backup Material
FIS_Sierra_Newhouse.docx Sierra Newhouse - FIS Backup Material

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