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OneStar: Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Curriculum VISTA
 
 
 
In the words of Mrs. Barbara Bush, "Believe in something larger than yourself...get involved in the big ideas of your time." AmeriCorps VISTAs have been at the forefront of ending poverty in America for 50 years and, to date, have over a million members who have passionately given a year of service to make our country stronger. As an AmeriCorps VISTA at the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation you can play a leading role in improving the quality of life for Houstonians of all ages through the power of literacy—the ability to read, write, speak clearly, and think critically. Coalitions of VISTA supported, local service providers are working area-wide and in specific neighborhoods to engage thousands of change-makers in raising awareness and implementing strategies to improve literacy rates across the region. Everyone must be granted the right to learn how to read. Our vision is that Houston will be a city in which everyone has the requisite literacy skills needed for success in school, work and life. Together, we can make this not only an idea or vision, but also a reality.
 
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Member Duties : The After-School and Summer Literacy Program Curriculum VISTA will partner with the Harris County Public Library system and other key stakeholders throughout the greater Houston community to collect and synthesize end-user data to co-design and train others to deliver innovative and sustainable curriculum supporting after-school, out-of-school and summer literacy programs. The After-School and Summer Literacy Program Curriculum VISTA will also serve as a liaison between schools and publishers to facilitate program expansion.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*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 ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Education ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
OneStar: Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Curriculum VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/17/2017  -   07/20/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/06/2017  To  06/05/2017 

Contact Jose Calvillo
7887 San Felipe St
Houston   TX   77063
346-212-2310
Applicants@BushHoustonLiteracy.org
www.bushhoustonliteracy.org/
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71376


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