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OneStar: Texas Adult Education and Literacy-Denton
Come serve with Denton Independent School District’s Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Program and experience Denton’s active music and cultural scene while making a vital difference in the community. Denton ISD’s AEL program is an instructional college and careers program for individuals who lack educational skills expected of high school graduates and whose inability to speak, read, and write the English language and compute and solve problems, constitutes a substantial impairment to their ability to become self-sufficient, obtain/retain employment, and/or function on the job.
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Member Duties : The Texas Adult Education and Literacy Capacity Building VISTA will build organizational capacity to fight poverty by increasing local capacity to serve eligible individuals in federal adult education and literacy (AEL) programs. AmeriCorps VISTA members will be responsible for building enrollment in AEL programs through developing strategic partnerships, creating marketing materials, conducting community outreach and recruitment events to build program capacity, and supporting the organizations's student retention, retention research and retention strategies. This program serves individuals who lack sufficient mastery of basic educational skills to enable the individuals to function effectively in society; do not have a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, have not achieved an equivalent level of education; or are unable to speak, read, or write the English language.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Education . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

OneStar: Texas Adult Education and Literacy-Denton

Program Start/End Date
11/06/2017  -   11/09/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Dallas/Ft. Worth  

Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  04/13/2017  To  09/25/2017 

Contact David Gerabagi
Denton Isd–Adult Education and Literacy
Denton   TX   76205
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70527