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Development & Communications Coordinator (AmeriCorps VISTA)

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Literacy Coalition of Central Texas

Texas Legal Services Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure equal justice for all Texans by educating, empowering, and representing vulnerable people while reshaping the greater legal system that impacts us all. With more than a dozen programs, our work touches almost every aspect of civil law that impacts low-income Texans. At TLSC the member will:

- create and implement a volunteer program that allows TLSC to expand its educational reach and services

- develop a comprehensive manual detailing policies and procedures to span the volunteer lifecycle

- audit and document suggestion for improvements on the nascent volunteer program

- survey current social media/outreach efforts, then develop and implement a sustainable growth strategy

- monitor social media and content campaigns to measure effectiveness and make changes as necessary

- create and implement an internal communications strategy that enhances connection and dissemination of information across administration and programs

- utilize online platforms and tools to establish more effective discourse and collaboration in a blended remote/in-person work environment

Our ideal member is able to take the information and tools we provide and take creative ownership over their projects. They take pride in their work, and they consistently put forth their best effort. They are willing to ask questions and offer up new ideas. They care about others and are passionate about social justice

Skill areas: communications, community organization, computers/technology, leadership, public speaking, recruitment, writing/editing, non-profit management, team work

Position requirements: social media experience, tech-savvy, exceptional written and verbal communication, organized and attentive to detail, creative thinker. Bachelor’s degree.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This position is a one-year, full-time national service position with AmeriCorps VISTA and the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas. Benefits include:

  • a monthly stipend of around $1,200/mo
  • free health benefits including some counseling
  • one-on-one coaching
  • monthly professional development opportunities
  • training in areas like project management, community assessment, and more
  • their choice of an education award ($6,345) to be used towards past or future schooling, or a cash stipend ($1,800)
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE), 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, for one year
  • countless other opportunities for personal and professional growth


Starts: May 9, 2022

Ends: May 8, 2023

Application Deadline: March 31

Interested applicants should apply here:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=110415

*Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so applicants should not wait to apply

Stipend Provided

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Employment
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Employment

WHEN

Sun May 08, 2022 - Mon May 08, 2023
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM

WHERE

1920 East Riverside DriveSuite A-120Austin, TX 78741

(30.24248,-97.72813)
 

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FULL_TIME

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