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VIP - Literacy Coordinator (UCCL)
This position is part of the VISTAs in the Piedmont (VIP) program sponsored by United Way of the Piedmont. Union County Carnegie Library serves as a community hub in Union, SC. The library is involved in the Public Health Indicators Taskforce and partners with SC Works, United Way, Union County First Steps, and the Union County School District to provide literacy services for the community. As our VISTA, you will design and implement a program to improve early childhood literacy for children under 5 years of age. You will also seek out funding, collaborative partnerships, and volunteers to assist with program implementation. The VIP program offers a unique approach to VISTA service, as you will spend 10% of your time each week working collaboratively with 19 other VISTA members placed in the community to research and implement community-wide solutions focusing on either increasing access to behavioral healthcare or increasing financial stability. Benefits include: housing referral, household goods & personal care items supplied through Gifts in Kind Center, ongoing professional development, reimbursement for service-related travel, discounted gym membership, & professional mentorship.
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Member Duties : VISTA will research and develop a literacy program to improve early childhood literacy rates. VISTA will assess program needs and recruit volunteers and community partners to implement program. VISTA will design and implement an assessment tool to evaluate the effectiveness of the literacy program. VISTA will create a literacy resource guide. VISTA will identify gaps in literacy resources in the community. VISTA will research and apply for funding for additional literacy resources to close the gaps identified.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Housing referral, service-related travel ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Program development, literacy ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

VIP - Literacy Coordinator (UCCL)

Program Start/End Date
07/22/2019  -   07/20/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations SOUTH CAROLINA  


Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2019  To  06/21/2019 

Contact Heather Lother
203 E Main St
Spartanburg   SC   29306

Listing ID 72622


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