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For Meeting of:
September 25, 2017
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Employment Agreement - Guillermo Escobar, After-School All-Stars Coordinator


One of the grant-funded programs operated by the Families, Parks and Recreation Department is Operation AmeriCorps, with funding received from the Corporation for National and Community Service via Volunteer Florida. Operation AmeriCorps provides funding for academic support and enrichment services for 11th and 12th grade students attending Jones, Boone, Colonial, Lake Nona and Edgewater High Schools.

The Operation AmeriCorps grant provides funding for a full time After-School All-Stars Coordinator position, which has been filled by Guillermo Escobar since his contract was first approved by the Orlando City Council for this purpose on August 10, 2015.  The attached Employment Agreement extends Mr. Escobar’s contract through the 2017-18 fiscal year.

In his capacity as Coordinator, Mr. Escobar performs administrative and supervisory work planning, managing and coordinating the Operation AmeriCorps grant project; overseeing collection and preparation of program data for performance reports; assisting in overall program design, structure and curriculum taught; and reviewing, monitoring and ensuring adherence to AmeriCorps grant requirements.

This contract is fully funded by the Operation AmeriCorps grant.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: See attached.

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

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

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Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 9/19/2017 11:26 AM
City Clerk 9/19/2017 12:18 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Guillermo_Escobar_-_contract_2017-18_nw9.15.17.docx Contract - Guillermo Escobar Backup Material
FIS_Guillermo_Escobar_1718.docx Fiscal Impact Statement - Guillermo Escobar Backup Material

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