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Bush Literacy School & Community Partnership VISTA, OneStar
 
 
 
The mission of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation (BBHLF) is to improve lives through the power of literacy. Since 2013, we have been serving as a champion for the literacy cause across the Greater Houston Area, playing several vital roles: (1) increasing awareness of the literacy crisis in our city and elevating literacy as a priority for our city; (2) mobilizing volunteers to expand the capacity of evidence-based literacy programs through meaningful activities and events; (3) serving as a thought leader across the community and convening cross-sector stakeholders; and (4) investing in creation of new or expanding existing literacy programs and services through strategic partnerships and financial investments. The population served by this project will be predominately economically disadvantaged elementary and preschool-aged children and their families in the Greater Houston Area. Houston is our nation’s fourth largest and most diverse city. Of the early childcare and elementary students we serve, between 85 to 100 percent of them live in poverty or are eligible for the National School Lunch program.
 
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Member Duties : The School & Community Partnership VISTA will create systems to implement communication strategies for school and corporate partners to increase program outreach, resources and process efficiencies. The VISTA member will build organizational capacity by assessing and documenting current agency processes and systems. The VISTA will work with leadership to implement recommendations to make operations more efficient and sustainable. Management of partnership agreements; monitor and support school/partner programs and activities; and develop and implement recognition processes.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Bush Literacy School & Community Partnership VISTA, OneStar

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/02/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  

Accepting Applications
From  04/03/2020  To  07/10/2020 

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

Listing ID 95337


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