Search

Job

Program Optimization and Tech VISTA (1 year service position)

Posted by
Literations
|
Boston, MA
New
|
Published 11 days ago

Literations improves the literacy skills of young children through grade three by engaging professionally trained older adult volunteers as literacy coaches in our partner schools and after-school programs. We serve communities where opportunity gaps exist to ensure all students have the resources to become strong readers, develop confidence, and unleash their potential in the classroom and beyond. Our highly-effective programming annually serves thousands of children in the Greater Boston area. Literations is an affiliate of AARP Foundation Experience Corps, a national leader in engaging older adult tutors to improve K-3 student literacy.

Program & Tech Optimization VISTA will expand program capacity by optimizing policies, procedures and technological components of the AARP Foundation Experience Corps program to streamline operations and better position for growth. More tutors means more students living in poverty will benefit from AARP Foundation Experience Corps tutoring. They will gain a greater understanding of the goals of the program, modes of employment and community being served. Gather information on modernization needs from stakeholders and develop ideas for initial project activities geared toward efficiency and sustainability. This VISTA will also Get feedback from and collaborate with AARP Foundation staff and staff at program, volunteers and community stakeholders and document findings for reporting. Analyze data to support program grant compliance, efficiency, growth and improved outcomes noting strengths and weakness of current resources and procedures. Present findings and make a plan for improvement.

About AmeriCorps VISTA: AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring passion and perseverance where the need is greatest: to organizations that help eradicate poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve as a catalyst for change, living and working alongside community members to meet our nation’s most pressing challenges and advance local solutions. Learn more by visiting the AmeriCorps website.

Literations improves the literacy skills of young children through grade three by engaging professionally trained older adult volunteers as literacy coaches in our partner schools and after-school programs. We serve communities…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    October 15, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Benefits

Position benefits include health coverage, rent assistance, monthly public transit pass, and the option of an end-of-service stipend or education allowance.

Further details about the benefits of service can be found at http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista

Position benefits include health coverage, rent assistance, monthly public transit pass, and the option of an end-of-service stipend or education allowance.

Further details…

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in English

Speaking proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, or Haitian Creole a plus

Fluent in English

Speaking proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, or Haitian Creole a plus

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA
Associated Location
Boston, MA, United States

How to Apply

First, please visit our Program Optimization and Tech VISTA position posting, on the AmeriCorps portal, and complete the application located via the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the listing. Applications MUST be submitted before August 20, 2021.

Second, submit your resume and a cover letter (Why are you interested in applying?) to employment@literations.org. Please submit documents in original format and not in .pdf.

First, please visit our Program Optimization and Tech VISTA position posting, on the AmeriCorps portal, and complete the application located via the "Apply Now" button at the bottom…

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.