AmeriCorps VISTA Literacy Programs Coordinator - Serve a year & make a difference for young readers


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Thu Jun 21, 2018 - Thu Jun 20, 2019


Downtown Library - 450 5th Avenue SELadd Library - 3750 Williams Blvd SWCedar Rapids, IA 52401
The new downtown CRPL opens August 24, 2013.


If you are considering a career in education or libraries or have your masters in library science - this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

The Cedar Rapids Public Library is partnering with the Iowa Campus Compact to recruit an AmeriCorps national service member for a one-year placement in the library's children's department. This position will help expand the library's reading programs and volunteer opportunities to support literacy in our community.

This is part of a federally funded program designed to grow the capacity of the library in making a difference by investing in young minds.

For more information or to apply, go here:


  • General Education
  • Project Management
  • People Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 17
  • 1 year placement, 40 hours per week
  • All applications are processed through AmeriCorps national website.

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