Library VISTA Project VISTA Leader

Kansas City Public Library

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. The Library VISTA Project VISTA Leader will implement systems to recruit, train, and retain VISTA members throughout the Kansas City metro. The VISTA Leader will join a team of Library staff working together to build community among VISTA members and to share the amazing work of VISTAs to the community. The VISTA Leader will be an integral part of this team as it adds new sites and new VISTA opportunities.

Duties

Work with to increase and enhance the recruitment of VISTA members for the Kansas City Public Library and the Library VISTA Project sub-sites. Provide support to VISTA members throughout their service, including their transition into and out of service. Oversee the training and professional growth of VISTA members at the Library and at Library VISTA Project sub-sites.

Relocation Allowance , Stipend , Training , Health Coverage* , Education award upon successful completion of service , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible .

Qualifications

Must be 18 year or older, legally able to work in the U.S., and pass a background check

Salary

$1000 a month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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