AmeriCorps - Literacy Associate 1

POSTED ON 11/21/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/8/2023
Library Systems & Services Llc Hired Organization Address Anderson, CA Full Time

Job Posting for AmeriCorps - Literacy Associate 1 at Library Systems & Services Llc

SHASTA PUBLIC LIBRARIES, with locations in Redding, Burney, Anderson California

About the program:

Through California Library Literacy Services (CLLS), Shasta Literacy provides no-cost education services for adults who want help with their reading, writing, digital literacy, numeracy, speaking, and listening skills in the three branches of Shasta Public Libraries: Redding, Burney, and Anderson. CLLS is partnering with AmeriCorps. The program’s goals are to provide COVID-19 recovery, education for adult learners, support for communities with persistent unemployment, financial literacy training, community engagement, and capacity building for library literacy programs. The CLLS AmeriCorps initiative will partner 2 half-time AmeriCorps members with Shasta Literacy to provide pandemic recovery services, help adult learners reach their goals, promote community engagement, and increase volunteer recruitment. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for helping Shasta public libraries build the capacity of their adult and family literacy programs, increasing program reach and effectiveness.

Duties:

AmeriCorps members will: Recruit and train tutor volunteers. Recruit and assess adult literacy learners. Tutor adults in support of learner-set goals for family, community, and personal learning. Work with under-/un- employed learners on job skills. Attend financial learning trainings, develop workshops and provide individual tutoring sessions promoting financial literacy for adults and families. Plan & promote community engagement/ leadership activities. Focus on volunteer recruitment by offering training, growing community outreach, and planning AmeriCorps service days. Develop their own skills in tutoring, communications, community organizing, and volunteer management. Receive relevant training (training will not exceed 20% of total member service hours). Not participate in un-allowed activities including fundraising.

Program Benefits :

Education award upon successful completion of service, Training, Living Allowance.

Terms
Permits attendance at school during off hours, Permits working at another job during off hours.

Skills
Teaching/Tutoring, Education, Recruitment, Team Work, Communication

Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
CLLS AmeriCorps Initiative

Program Start/End Date
10/01/2022 - 09/30/2023

Work Schedule

Part Time, 15-20 hours per week

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum: 18 Maximum: 99

Program Locations

Anderson, Burney, and Redding

Accepting Applications
From 08/02/2022 To 09/30/2022


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to move from place to place within the location; lift, push/pull, hold/carry of items weighing up to (25) pounds and occasional up to (35) pounds such as files, books, stacks of paper, and other materials.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time and to maintain focus on projects such as computer screens or detailed paperwork.


If you are selected to move forward in this position, your application will need to be submitted to AmeriCorps. This link will be provided by the hiring manager during the interview process.



Hours Per Week: 15-20

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