Americorp Vista Job Description

                         One-Year Paid Internship

United Way is seeking to hire a full-time EDUCATION COORDINATOR  in our Woodland, CA office.

This is an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer position with a monthly stipend.  www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorpsvista

Full Time: July 2018-July 2019
Program Description:
Our mission is to mobilize people and resources to improve the quality of life in our community. We have a vision of making a lasting change by improving the lives of those in need. To do this, we fight poverty through our schools. We believe that investing in our children and eliminating barriers for their families will allow them to be successful in the classroom and beyond. Our United For Kids initiative focuses on kindergarten readiness, grade level reading and high school graduation.
 
Key objectives:
Coordinate the following programs in collaboration with the local schools.
        KINDERCAMP- 4 week summer program for incoming kindergartners who have not had the opportunity to attend preschool.
        READ TO SUCCEED TUTORS- Recruit, train and coordinate community volunteers to work in the classroom with one on one with 1st graders on targeted reading skills.
        WOODLAND KIDS READ- An annual “celebration of literacy” event at our local community college for all Woodland 1st graders.
 
Our goals for these programs include:
        1. To build community awareness and support for school readiness and grade level reading.
        2. To foster relationships for long-term school partnerships with our local businesses, government, non-profits and community members.
 
Benefits: Choice of Education Monetary Award or End of Service Stipend, Health Coverage, Living Allowance: $900 per month, Relocation Allowance, Food Allowance, Training, Mileage Reimbursement
 
Terms and Conditions: Must have adequate transportation and be a minimum age of 18.
 
Desired Education: College Graduate
 
Desired Experience/Skills: Child Development, Teaching/Tutoring, Leadership, Social Media, MS Office, Interpersonal Communication
 
Desired Characteristics: Organized, Takes Initiative, Self- Motivated, Reliable
 
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Lori Ross, lross@woodlandunitedway.org