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Houston, TX - Bridge Digital Academy VISTA Project (LitMN)
Houston’s first “Bridge Digital Academy” VISTA project is designed to support and build capacity to provide opportunities to low-income individuals to obtain digital literacy certification, workforce training, and skills that will meet the needs of employers and families, with potential increases in employment opportunities. VISTA members make a yearlong, full-time commitment to serve on a specific part of the project through the nation’s only active Mayor's Office for Adult Literacy (MOAL), Houston Community College (one of the top 20 community colleges in the state), the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, and adult literacy providers across the Greater Houston Area. Members focus their efforts to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of their organization.
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Member Duties : Projects may include: Working alongside staff to implement development campaigns; Developing and implementing training materials/curriculum for volunteer orientations, use of database technology, and/or site-based procedures; Coordinating and executing mentorship programs; Grant writing and funding research; Coordinating, recruiting and managing volunteers. As a Project Lead, you will train and coach volunteers for digital literacy implementation and celebrate volunteer impact. You will serve as the point of contact and resource for the clients HCC and MOAL, assessing clients’ needs, provide referrals, and offer support throughout. *Position is part of the Literacy Leadership AmeriCorps VISTA program of Literacy Minnesota (LitMN). Literacy Minnesota fosters an organizational culture that is welcoming and inclusive to all. Applications reviewed on rolling basis until filled. ANTICIPATED START DATES: 10/23, 11/6 or 11/20. More info:
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  One-time food & housing support funds ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Children/Youth ,  Technology ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Health ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Education . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Counseling ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Social Services ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Trade/Construction ,  Writing/Editing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Houston, TX - Bridge Digital Academy VISTA Project (LitMN)

Program Start/End Date
10/23/2023  -   10/21/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Spanish preferred.

Accepting Applications
From  08/23/2023  To  10/23/2023 

Contact Nakia Edwards
3100 Main St
Houston   TX   77002

Listing ID 115663