Job Title: Engage service alumni in Oakland with Reading Partners
Oakland, CA United States
Education and Library, Other, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Engage service alumni in Oakland with Reading Partners
AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator (2019-2020)
The VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator is the key player in facilitating VISTA/AmeriCorps alumni relations at Reading Partners. This is an exciting chance to build a network of current members and recent alumni, allowing for continual engagement with Reading Partners programs after service terms are completed. As the VISTA Alumni Engagement Coordinator, you’ll create different avenues for connection (including digital media and in-person events), build a pipeline of partnerships for alumni engagement, and develop material to support members’ transition to “life after VISTA/AmeriCorps”. Reading Partners VISTA offers an amazing chance to give back through capacity-building roles – as a VISTA, you’ll receive benefits, a great place to serve, and the opportunity to springboard a glowing and growing career.
What you’ll do and how you’ll do it:
Communications & Public Relations
Create, adapt, and maintain communication materials to engage Reading Partners VISTA and AmeriCorps alumni.
Systems and Resources Development
Develop systems for tracking data around alumni and partnership engagement.
Plan and execute partnerships for Reading Partners VISTA/AmeriCorps alumni.
Reading Partners is changing the education landscape. We are a leader in working to solve the literacy crisis in our country by leveraging community volunteers and AmeriCorps service members in under-resourced elementary schools. Our diverse and expansive volunteer base provides one-on-one tutoring to students twice weekly, and our program is proven to help children master the reading fundamentals they need to unlock their potential as successful and confident readers in school and in life. Our people are our heartbeat and our greatest resource; we are all passionately rallied around our mission to help children become lifelong learners by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction that works. Join our stellar team leading the charge to deepen our impact and expand our service. Learn more about us at www.readingpartners.org.
AmeriCorps/VISTA engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. Since the program’s founding in 1994, over 1 million AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours in service across America while tackling pressing problems and mobilizing more than 2.3 million volunteers for the organizations they serve.
At Reading Partners we have 350 AmeriCorps and VISTA members serving in various positions across the country. This AmeriCorps service opportunity is school-based, supporting and implementing the Reading Partners mission while at the same time exemplifying the AmeriCorps motto of “getting things done.” Reading Partners strives to recruit AmeriCorps members dedicated to a year of service in the community. Read on for more details about our service opportunities!
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