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Literacy Organizer VISTA
Reading to kids brings volunteers ranging from college students to young professionals to retirees, into neighborhood schools to read to these children once a month, Reading to Kids aims to help these children associate reading with pleasure and to promote the value of education and literacy. Furthering these goals are parent workshops in which teachers provide training to the parents of the attending children on how to continue the benefits of the reading club at home.
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Member Duties : The literacy organizer VISTA tasks will include meeting with key stakeholders (principals, coordinators, teachers) at our partner schools to discuss how to make our monthly reading clubs more engaging and effective, as well as help refine and discover logistical efficiencies such as the best classrooms to use and speaking engagements to address the students and their parents about attending our reading clubs. The VISTA Member will gain insight into the issues that affect LAUSD schools by engaging in regular dialogues with principals and key staff and teachers at our partner schools as together we work as partners to determine effective participation recruitment in our monthly reading clubs and discover the points of friction within the community we serve that can reduce participation and work together to create opportunities to surmount those barriers. If you are interested in this position once you have applied please send your resume and cover letter to
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Homelessness ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Literacy Organizer VISTA

Program Start/End Date
11/07/2022  -   11/06/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations CALIFORNIA   Los Angeles/Orange County  


Accepting Applications
From  09/08/2022  To  10/14/2022 

Contact Jona Serrano
570 W Avenue 26
Los Angeles   CA   90065

Listing ID 114706