Library VISTA Project VISTA Leader

Kansas Public City Library AmeriCorps VISTA Project

About the organization

The Kansas City Public Library's organizational mission is to serve as a doorway to knowledge for all. The aim of the Library VISTA Project reinforces this vision by building the Library’s capacity to serve and advocate for those in our city who are most often overlooked or just out of reach. The Library VISTA Project sites all work in some capacity to eliminate barriers of access to services and information. Through this endeavor, the Library VISTA Project aims to prepare its members for their next steps through network building, professional development, and skills acquisition.

Duties

Work with the VISTA Program Specialist to increase and enhance the visibility of the Library VISTA Project;
Provide support to VISTA members throughout their service, including their transition into and out of service;
Create and implement a recruitment, interview, and retention plan for VISTA --Summer Associates at the Kansas City Public Library;
Organize and maintain digital communication tools used by the Library VISTA Project to communicate with members and supervisors.

Qualifications

Must have completed one term of National service (e.i. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps) Must be 18 year or older, legally able to work in the U.S., and pass a background check.

Salary

$1100 a month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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