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Literacy KC: Urban Scholastic Center Marketing & Comm.
 
 
 
According to recent studies, “Wyandotte County’s poverty rate is substantially greater than any other county in the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area.” Attainment, provision, and support of education are crucial to the reduction and eradication of poverty. The Urban Scholastic Center seeks to improve Wyandotte students' academic performance, enhance their leadership skills, and equip them to become leaders in the community and the world. The Urban Scholastic Center is a sub-site of the Literacy KC VISTA Program. The Literacy KC VISTA Program seeks to address illiteracy through a concentration on traditional literacy as well as health literacy, financial literacy, and digital literacy. The VISTA members and organizations that participate in the Literacy KC VISTA Program take a holistic, collaborative approach to literacy, building the organizations’ capacity to serve their clients, and addressing poverty in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will increase the visibility and capacity of the USC through the revision, planning, and implementation of a marketing/communications strategy that includes all manners of media and results in a more engaged and broader constituency. The VISTA will build up community awareness and visibility within the Kansas City Metropolitan Area of the Urban Scholastic Center and its programming. The VISTA will research and implement Best Practices in Social Media and Digital User Engagement for non-profits, including researching and applying for Google AdWords monthly advertising grants. The VISTA will also continue to create and update Urban Scholastic Center marketing items, including but not limited to website, flyers, giveaway and promotional materials, parent newsletters and announcements on parent TV screen, and any other marketing collateral materials as needed. The VISTA must pass a background check in order to serve.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Literacy KC: Urban Scholastic Center Marketing & Comm.

Program Start/End Date
07/22/2019  -   07/21/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  06/17/2019  To  07/01/2019 

Contact Veronika Fournier
3036 Troost Ave
Kansas City   MO   64109
816-333-9332
vfournier@literacykc.org
literacykc.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89346


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