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Adult Education Center Volunteer Coordinator VISTA

Company: Americorps
Location: Pearland
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Adult Education Center Volunteer Coordinator VISTA

About 1 in 5 Houston adults is considered illiterate, experiencing difficulty in completing tasks such as filling out job applications. The goal of the Houston Adult Literacy Project is to build the capacity of adult education and literacy organizations in Houston, which support low-income, low literacy adult learners to help them to obtain and grow the skills they need to become self-sufficient and improve their qualities of life. The Adult Education Center's mission is to Engage, Educate, and Empower communities of adult learners by advancing literacy skills and employment opportunities to better achieve a better quality of life. Our vision is where continued education improves lives and builds better communities. Adult Education Center is a service hub that employs a comprehensive, learner-centered approach that elevates adult learners from the lowest levels of literacy and English speaking to obtaining a High School Equivalency (HSE) Credential/Certificate, securing their citizenship, earning a living wage, and becoming contributing members of their community. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : As a Volunteer Coordinator VISTA, you will play a vital role in building volunteer capacity with the Adult Education Center volunteer program. You will gain skills in professional development training to implement and strengthen the volunteer recruitment program, assist in facilitating training initiatives, and evaluate the program. As a VISTA, you will assist in maintaining volunteer requirement and managing databases. In this role, you will mobilize local resources to increase the capacity of adult literacy programs to build lasting solutions to poverty.

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

Terms :

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

Service Areas :

Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach .

Skills :

Computers/Technology , Community Organization , Team Work , Conflict Resolution , Writing/Editing , Public Speaking , General Skills , Communications .

Keywords: Americorps, Pearland , Adult Education Center Volunteer Coordinator VISTA, Education / Teaching , Pearland, Texas

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