Job Title: National Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA - Oakland, CA
Oakland, CA United States
Education and Library, Other, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
National Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA - Oakland, CA
The High Level
The VISTA National Community Engagement Coordinator will develop and document new/improved systems, best practices, and tools for to support the growth and quality of volunteer recruitment, volunteer onboarding, and volunteer engagement for Reading Partners. This role is supervised by Reading Partners’ National Community Engagement Manager. Reading Partners VISTAs 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. Our top VISTA National Community Engagement Coordinators are ambassadors for service, demonstrate a passion for relationship and systems development, and strongly believe in our vision and values.
What you’ll do and how you’ll do it:
Volunteer Recruitment Analysis
- Research, create, and implement systems that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of online volunteer recruitment for Reading Partners.
Volunteer On-boarding Strategy Analysis
- Research, execute and document best practices that increase efficiency and effectiveness of volunteer tutor onboarding
Volunteer and Community Engagement Analysis
- Recommend, implement, and document best practices that increase volunteer satisfaction and engagement.
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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