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Library VISTA Project VISTA Leader
 
 
 
The Kansas City Public Library's organizational mission is to serve as a doorway to knowledge for all. The aim of the Library VISTA Project reinforces this vision by building the Library’s capacity to serve and advocate for those in our city who are most often overlooked or just out of reach. The Library VISTA Project sites all work in some capacity to eliminate barriers of access to services and information. Through this endeavor, the Library VISTA Project aims to prepare its members for their next steps through network building, professional development, and skills acquisition. The Library VISTA Project VISTA Leader will implement systems to recruit, train, and retain VISTA members throughout the Kansas City metro. The VISTA Leader will join a team of Library staff working together to build community among VISTA members and to share the amazing work of VISTAs to the community. The VISTA Leader will be an integral part of this team as it adds new sites and new VISTA opportunities. Successful VISTA Leaders are passionate about national service; are well-organized; have strong community-building skills; and are willing to learn. VISTA Leaders must have completed a full term of full-time national service (AmeriCorps or Peace Corps) prior to their VISTA Leader service.
 
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Member Duties : Work with to increase and enhance the recruitment of VISTA members for the Kansas City Public Library and the Library VISTA Project sub-sites. Provide support to VISTA members throughout their service, including their transition into and out of service. Oversee the training and professional growth of VISTA members at the Library and at Library VISTA Project sub-sites.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Technology ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
Library VISTA Project VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2021  To  08/13/2021 

Contact Beccah Rendall
14 W 10th St
Kansas City   MO   64105
8167013547
vistaproject@kclibrary.org
kclibrary.org/vista

Listing ID 95982


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