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LKC: KidSight Outreach Specialist VISTA
 
 
 
Vision problems in children aged 6-months to 6-years-old often go unnoticed, especially in families that lack access to basic healthcare. Without treatment, vision problems can undermine a child’s ability to read, which is a critical skill in educational success. KidSight provides free vision screenings and helps parents get their children treatment before it’s too late to avoid the permanent vision loss that can result from some eye conditions. KidSight is a sub-site of the Literacy KC VISTA Program. The Literacy KC VISTA Program seeks to address illiteracy through a concentration on traditional literacy as well as health literacy, financial literacy, and digital literacy. The VISTA members and organizations that participate in the Literacy KC VISTA Program take a holistic, collaborative approach to literacy, building the organizations’ capacity to serve their clients, and addressing poverty in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
 
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Member Duties : The Outreach Specialist VISTA will reach out to organizations in order to create more partnerships which will increase KidSight’s ability to serve children living in poverty. This position will focus on potential partners including local vision care practices, majority low-income childcare centers and preschools, and organizations whose members are a potential source of volunteers. The Outreach Specialist VISTA position is an opportunity to develop KidSight’s ability to serve children and their families while gaining valuable experience in nonprofit operations.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Medicine ,  Public Health ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
LKC: KidSight Outreach Specialist VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/18/2022  -   12/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI ,  KANSAS  

Accepting Applications
From  05/31/2022  To  12/31/2022 

Contact Amy Coffman
3036 Troost Ave
Kansas City   MO   64109
816-333-9332
acoffman@literacykc.org
literacykc.org

Listing ID 87872


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