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Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Operations VISTA, OneStar
 
 
 
The mission of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (BBHLF) is to improve lives through the power of literacy. Since 2013, we have been serving as a champion for the literacy cause across the Greater Houston Area, playing several vital roles: (1) increasing awareness of the literacy crisis in our city and elevating literacy as a priority for our city; (2) mobilizing volunteers to expand the capacity of evidence-based literacy programs through meaningful activities and events; (3) serving as a thought leader across the community and convening cross-sector stakeholders; and (4) investing in creation of new or expanding existing literacy programs and services through strategic partnerships and financial investments. The population served by this project will be predominately economically disadvantaged elementary and preschool-aged children and their families in the Greater Houston Area. Houston is our nation’s fourth largest and most diverse city. Of the early childcare and elementary students we serve, between 85 to 100 percent of them live in poverty or are eligible for the National School Lunch program.
 
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Member Duties : The Operations VISTA will design a sustainable infrastructure supporting Foundation operations and the use of logistics (industry best practices and procedures) to ensure timely and effective delivery of program deliverables and results. Develop project plans and reporting templates. The VISTA member will develop calendar and scheduling tools to support the acquisition, provision and deployment of Foundation resources. Create evaluations of operational efficiencies and assist with facilitating feedback from internal and external stakeholders. The VISTA will implement change management practices based on feedback for optimization in resource management and to maximize results of Foundation programs.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Operations VISTA, OneStar

Program Start/End Date
01/19/2021  -   01/18/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Accepting Applications
From  11/04/2020  To  12/23/2020 

Contact Jose Calvillo
7887 San Felipe St
Houston   TX   77063
3462122310
Jose@BushHoustonLiteracy.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95339


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