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High Plains Library District Summer Associate
The High Plains Library District Foundation supports our district of branch libraries by raising funds for literacy and outreach programming and supporting the District mission. The vision of the High Plains Library District (HPLD) is to build a solid reputation as our community’s first and foremost choice for life-long learning, and seen as a necessary and important community asset as well as a community destination and gathering place. We operate on the principles that we will anticipate and meet the educational and entertainment needs of our community, that no HPLD community will go unserved, that we will continuously innovate and we will operate from a place of “yes”. The High Plains Library District prides itself on innovate and collaborative methods of providing service to our community members. HPLD serves Weld and part of Boulder County, with 277,670 residents spanning 3,987 miles. 50% of children under the age of six in Weld County live below 200% FPL. This affects their access to education. Only 38% of families that live below 200% FPL enroll their children in preschool versus the Colorado average of 49% (Colorado Children’s Campaign 2013). The drop¬out rate for Weld County is 21.2%. The largest district in the area, Greeley¬Evans District 6, serves 21,183 students representing 60 different languages.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : There are specific assignments for the Associates, but the intent is for them to be as involved in every facet of making this program successful. Some of the assignments will include signing up participants, check in participants as they complete phases, distribute incentives, encourage participants in reading, help with storytimes, prepare materials for events, assist with managing participants at events. Summer Associates will help with promoting the Summer Reading Adventure in the schools program encouraging students to partake in the program. There may be opportunities at community events to promote participation. They will also assist with other library functions as needed.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

High Plains Library District Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/05/2017  -   08/14/2017

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  03/06/2017  To  05/29/2017 

Contact Lindsey Bennett
814 9th St
Greeley   CO   80631
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72091