VISTA Positions – Literacy Mid-South

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Title:  Reading Program Developer (AmeriCorps VISTA)

Reports to:  Director of Collaborative Action

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps*VISTA is a program created by the United States Government under the Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS). VISTA members serve for a minimum of one full year. The position is a full time obligation and requires a lot of dedication and commitment to volunteer service.

AmeriCorps VISTA @Literacy MidSouth      The Literacy Mid-South VISTA Project seeks to build the capacity of after school programs to implement evidence driven reading programming for elementary school students. With VISTA member support, project host sites commit to embedding literacy instruction into their existing programming, whether that is homework help or tutoring. Literacy Mid-South is the convener for a network called the 3rd Grade Reading Collaborative Action Network along with Seeding Success. Our aim is to increase reading scores in Shelby County Schools to 90% by 2025. Literacy Mid-South will serve as an intermediary VISTA site for our after school programs including:  Streets Ministries

AmeriCorps VISTA Benefits:       During the service, VISTAs will receive a non-negotiable stipend bi-weekly from the government at $447.86, which will total about ($10,750.00) for one year of service.  VISTAs also receive college reimbursement of $5,000 at the end of their year of service.

How To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to vistaleader@literacymidsouth.org   to receive official application link.

Subject Line:  RE: Volunteer  Program Developer

Position Open Until Filled


Title:  Volunteer Program Developer (AmeriCorps VISTA)

Reports to:  Director of Collaborative Action

What is AmeriCorps?

AmeriCorps*VISTA is a program created by the United States Government under the Corporation for National Community Service (CNCS). VISTA members serve for a minimum of one full year. The position is a full time obligation and requires a lot of dedication and commitment to volunteer service.

AmeriCorps VISTA @Literacy Mid-South         The Literacy Mid-South VISTA Project seeks to build the capacity of after school programs to implement evidence driven reading programming for elementary school students. With VISTA member support, project host sites commit to embedding literacy instruction into their existing programming, whether that is homework help or tutoring. Literacy Mid-South is the convener for a network called the 3rd Grade Reading Collaborative Action Network along with Seeding Success. Our aim is to increase reading scores in Shelby County Schools to 90% by 2025. Literacy Mid-South will serve as an intermediary VISTA site for our after school programs including:  Agape Child & Family Service & Refugee Empowerment Program (REP)

AmeriCorps VISTA Benefits:      During the service, VISTAs will receive a non-negotiable stipend bi-weekly from the government at $447.86, which will total about ($10,750.00) for one year of service.  VISTAs also receive college reimbursement of $5,000 at the end of their year of service.

How To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to vistaleader@literacymidsouth.org    to receive official application link.

Subject Line:  RE: Volunteer  Program Developer

Position Open Until Filled

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