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Anchorage Public Library - Summer Associates
 
 
 
Do you love working with teens and youth to promote reading, learning, and volunteering in the summer? Would you like to spend your summer working with library staff to engage Anchorage in lifelong learning? Consider becoming one of our Summer Associates! Through the AmeriCorps VISTA program, Anchorage Public Library is bringing on four summer associates to promote summer reading and work with teen volunteers. Summer Associates will: • Recruit, train, and supervise VolunTEENs (volunteers between 12 and 18 years of age) • Develop team building and training opportunities for VolunTEENs to supplement their community service to the library • Promote summer reading celebration to youth from birth to age 18, including signing up kids and distributing prizes • Assist library staff with summer reading celebration programs and other library programs • Assist library staff with special projects Anchorage Public Library is looking for 4 VISTA Summer Associates, to serve at these locations: Chugiak-Eagle River Library, Mountain View Library, Muldoon Branch Library, and the Z. J. Loussac Library — Youth Services. Benefits: On the job training A living allowance of approximately $2,800 (for the 10 week period) Education award ($1,222) or cash stipend upon completion of program Service commitment runs May 23, 2016 through July 30, 2016. Applications reviewed on April 14.
 
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Member Duties : • Recruit, train, and supervise VolunTEENs (volunteers between 12 and 18 years of age) • Develop team building and training opportunities for VolunTEENs to supplement their community service to the library • Promote summer reading celebration to youth from birth to age 18, including signing up kids and distributing prizes • Assist library staff with summer reading celebration programs and other library programs • Assist library staff with special projects
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Free bus rides within City limits ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Technology ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Anchorage Public Library - Summer Associates

Program Start/End Date
05/23/2016  -   07/30/2016

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ALASKA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/06/2016  To  05/15/2016 

Contact Sherri Douglas
3600 Denali St
Anchorage   AK   99503
9073432972
douglasss@muni.org
anchoragelibrary.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 55343


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