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Community Partnership Coordinator VISTA

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Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

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Do you want to help our non-profit provide community, opportunity, and hope for adults diagnosed with mental illness? The VISTA Community Partnerships Coordinator will ensure our new, member-led employment program is successful and sustainable by:

  • creating and implementing a marketing plan;
  • forming new employer partnerships;
  • supporting both new and existing relationships within the community;
  • monitoring and evaluating the employment program for success;
  • and ensuring internal and external communications are engaging, informative, and on-mission
Day-to-day service follows a normal office schedule, and those who seek to build community-driven solutions are encouraged to apply.

This position is a 12 month, full-time service commitment. Members receive a living stipend, free health benefits including some counseling, as well as one-on-one coaching, monthly professional development opportunities, and training in areas like project management, community engagement, and other topics. At the end of their service, members may choose to receive the Segal Education Award ($6,345) to be used towards loans or future schooling, or a cash stipend ($1,800). Additionally, VISTA members who complete their service year receive Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE) for federal employment, which allows a VISTA member who meets the minimum qualifications for a job to be hired by a federal agency without having to compete with the general public.

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About Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

Location:

724 Eberhart Lane, Suite 500, Austin, TX 78745, US

Mission Statement

The Literacy Coalition of Central Texas breaks the cycle of intergenerational poverty through comprehensive literacy services. Literacy is more than knowing how to read. Literacy is opportunity and access. Being literate means having the necessary skills in your toolkit to become self-sufficient within your community.

Description

At the Literacy Coalition, we believe everyone should have the tools they need to reach their full potential, which is why our services and partnerships create a bridge to opportunity.

Our Literacy Programs Build:

  • Adult literacy
  • Career Development literacy
  • Family literacy

Amplifying Our Work

  • AmeriCorps Placements
    Literacy Coalition trains and places Texas Family Literacy AmeriCorps and VISTA AmeriCorps members in organizations across Texas communities.
  • Training Providers
    Literacy Coalition develops cutting edge trainings and resources to share with literacy organizations to amplify their work and impact.
  • Creating Partnerships
    Literacy Coalition works with 66 literacy, workforce, and social service partners to boost community impact.

Our vision is to create a Central Texas community that is 100% literate, employable, and engaged. We have a national reputation for implementing innovative, efficient, evidence-based solutions to address the most challenging literacy and workforce development issues for the hardest-to-serve populations in our region.

Community
Employment
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

6851 Citizens PkwySan Antonio, TX 78229

(29.49502,-98.55618)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Program Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • VISTA positions are a full-time, 12-month service commitment. Volunteers are provided a modest living stipend and health benefits.

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