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Athens-Clarke County Library VISTA 2023
 
 
 
The Athens-Clarke County Library (ACCL) Teen Services department strives to create a community of readers by engaging with local teens and preteens in ways that promote literacy, education, and positive youth development. Through its county branches and resource centers, ACCL provides access to reading materials, technology, staff, and space that meet the needs of today’s teen community. In addition, funding from the Friends of the Library group allows the Teen Services department to offer engaging programs on a diverse range of topics, including reading, literacy, art, STEM, social justice, and life skills, The library also supports teens where they are, through outreach programs and events at local schools, clubs, organizations, or other community gathering places. This VISTA position is part of the University of Georgia's AmeriCorps VISTA Network.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : The ACC Library VISTA is part of the Teen Services team and supports the library’s comprehensive programming and outreach with an emphasis on sustainable programs for youth from low-income and marginalized communities. The member will build positive relationships with teen patrons and collaborate with library staff, volunteers, and local organizations to design services and programs to meet their educational and social needs. In addition, the VISTA will support marketing and outreach efforts in the ACC community. Responsibilities include developing and maintaining partnerships with community organizations, recruiting and training volunteers, purchasing supplies, designing marketing and program materials, promoting services and programs, and collecting and reporting data. The VISTA also assists with planning and support of Teen Summer Reading. This position entails afterschool and evening hours, along with occasional weekends. Local travel and a personal vehicle are also required.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Education ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Athens-Clarke County Library VISTA 2023

Program Start/End Date
07/17/2023  -   07/15/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/07/2022  To  06/20/2023 

Contact Elizabeth Hood
2025 Baxter St
Athens   GA   30606
706-613-3650
ehood@athenslibrary.org

Listing ID 104769


       

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