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Greater Austin Reading Coalition Literacy Services VISTA
The City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA Program works with City departments and local nonprofits to build capacity, in order to provide resources and services to the Austin neighborhoods and communities that may otherwise be left behind by Austin's historic disparities and future growth. The AmeriCorps members serving with the City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA Program work in such diverse fields as education, health, waste reduction, and housing to cover the myriad ways poverty affects these neighborhoods and communities.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Research existing grade level reading (K-3rd) tutoring programs and literacy services within Travis County to identify literacy deserts and emerging community needs. Identify existing programs and community organizations that are actively addressing grade level reading challenges in Travis County among children in K-3rd grade living in disenfranchised communities. Create a service map to identify disenfranchised communities within Travis County that do not have access to high quality, high intensity tutoring or grade level reading support services. Identify barriers for quality and high intensity literacy programs in disenfranchised communities and create an action plan to address them. Review data from the 2022 GARC Summer Literacy program and determine ways to improve services for the Summer 2023 tutoring program. Increase community partnerships between the Greater Austin Reading Coalition and educational organizations/agencies in Travis County.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Team Work . 
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Greater Austin Reading Coalition Literacy Services VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/17/2023  -   01/16/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  07/26/2022  To  12/23/2022 

Contact Chad Walters
6800 Burleson Road
Austin   TX   78744

Listing ID 113808