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OneStar:Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation-VOLUNTEERS
 
 
 
The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (BBHLF) mission is to improve the quality of life of Houstonians across all age groups through the power of literacy. Specifically, there are four categories of focus that include 1) children from birth to kindergarten, 2) children in kindergarten through third grade, 3) adolescents in grades four through 12, and 4) and adults. Each of these populations are effected by low literacy rates resulting in a crisis that Houston must tackle. To do this, we have worked with community stakeholders to create a Blueprint for Action for which we need VISTAs to help support and carryout.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : The Volunteer Recruitment and Management System VISTA will expand the pool of community volunteers that work with youth and adults to address the Houston literacy crisis and to assist with service delivery with a focus on standardizing the recruitment, orientation and training, management, and finding sustainable evaluation and tracking of volunteers that support the continuum of literacy support. Specifically, this VISTA will Understand current capacity and use of volunteers by schools and nonprofits; Develop core volunteer training curriculum and system for training; Collaborate with school district and nonprofits to create volunteer partnerships with businesses and community organizations; and Support the implementation and use of a volunteer management platform (VMP) implemented by BBHLF with schools and other partners.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
OneStar:Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation-VOLUNTEERS

Program Start/End Date
09/12/2017  -   09/13/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  07/01/2017  To  08/21/2017 

Contact Jose Calvillo
7887 San Felipe St
Houston   TX   77063
(346) 212-2310
applicants@bushhoustonliteracy.org
www.bushhoustonliteracy
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 68246


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