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Literacy Minnesota - Open Door Collective (LitMN)
 
 
 
Literacy Minnesota is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing the power of learning through education, community building and advocacy. As a leading partner in the literacy field, we are building a local, regional and national movement to put life-changing learning within everyone’s reach. Literacy Minnesota operates programs for adults, children and families in MN and provides training and resources to literacy programs and partners across the state and country. The Literacy Leader will be working with the Open Door Collective (ODC) Program. The ODC believes Adult Education intersects with people in poverty and believes that literacy is a factor in helping reduce poverty, especially when done in union with other sectors such as healthcare, prison reform, digital literacy, etc. To be effective, adult education needs consistent funding, partnerships, and research identifying best practices and relevant outcomes. The ODC needs strong membership to advocate effectively for policy change and funding to reduce poverty and economic inequality and increase civic engagement and participation in society. The ODC’s nationwide membership is comprised almost entirely of volunteers who dedicate time to the cause. The ODC's vision is strong, and now needs organization and resources to carry out the mission. The Literacy Leader will help increase membership, identify partners in other sectors, and increase communications/public relations to aid in this endeavor, indirectly benefitting 41.2 million US adults in need of literacy skills. The Literacy Leader will bring online research, creative thinking, and written communications skills to this project. They will be exposed to leading researchers in the field of adult education, as well as thought leaders in a variety of sectors, and will gain knowledge and appreciation for the factors that keep people in poverty, and help facilitate a movement to reduce poverty.
 
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Member Duties : Communicate with groups about ODC and its mission to increase membership, publicize ODC through social media, news articles, webinars, etc. Identify potential sectors/groups outside of ABE, determine their interests, missions and focus, and how they intersect with adult literacy and the ODC mission. Work with the ODC Steering Committee to implement the Strategic Plan designed to grow the organization. *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. Alternate start dates may be available. More info: https://www.literacymn.org/americorps-vista
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  One-time food & housing support funds ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Technology ,  Health ,  Education ,  Elder Care . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Literacy Minnesota - Open Door Collective (LitMN)

Program Start/End Date
07/31/2023  -   07/30/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MINNESOTA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/09/2023  To  06/30/2023 

Contact Theresa Sladek
700 Raymond Ave
Saint Paul   MN   55114
651-645-2277
tsladek@literacymn.org
literacymn.org

Listing ID 118815


       

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