Join Our Team
AmeriCorps VISTA Service
Be the village.
Join over 7,000 AmeriCorps members in the VISTA program who serve annually to alleviate poverty by helping local organizations expand capacity to make change.
As an AmeriCorps member in the VISTA program, you will join Storytime Village to help improve literacy for underserved Kansas children. Through activities such as fundraising, grant writing, research, and volunteer recruitment, you will gain professional experience and leadership skills. This opportunity prepares you for a life of service in the public, private, or nonprofit sector.
Below are descriptions of the positions we are looking to fill. If you are interested, or you think you know someone who would fit the position well, contact email@example.com for more information.
Storytime Village is now searching for individuals for the year-long VISTA program. Applicants will have the opportunity to develop transferable skills and obtain valuable work experience as well as receive benefits, including health insurance and childcare, and an educational stipend awarded at the end of service. These positions are full-time and will begin June 6, 2022 and end June 6 2023.
Below are descriptions of the positions we are looking to fill. If you are interested, or think you know someone who would be, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Early Literacy Coordinator
The VISTA will establish connections and create an outreach plan for their community site, including author readings and signings, book drives, camps, school assemblies, workshops, Imagine Learn Grow programs, and more: all to encourage a lifelong love of reading for pre-K through 3rd grade students. The VISTA will plan and execute the outreach schedule through coordination with community authors, teachers, educators, and families, the recruitment and training of volunteers, and through the tracking and reports of engagement in programs and outreach activities.
Advocacy and Awareness Coordinator
The Outreach Coordinator VISTA will help plan, schedule, coordinate, execute, and evaluate Storytime Village’s educational and community outreach events and programs. Programs include author readings and signings, books drive, camps, school assemblies, workshops, Storytime Village The Show programs, and more, promoting and fostering lifelong learning and outreach activities for individuals, families, organizations, and communities. The Outreach Coordinator VISTA will help to manage all aspects of the events from planning and creating actionable timelines, technical arrangements, to attending events to ensure all pieces are running as planned.
Family and Engagement Coordinator
The Fundraising & Development VISTA will serve to support the expansion and function of Storytime Village during this period of growth. The Development VISTA will work with Storytime Village’s fund development team to build the capacity of the organization through the exploration of available community resources and the creation of grant proposals. The position will also include a supporting role in planning fundraising and donor acknowledgment events.