2017-2018 Literacy VISTA Opportunities

AmeriCorps VISTA

Open service opportunities:

Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth - Youth Engagement - Brooklyn Center, MN

Passionate about youth success? Jump on board to our Youth Engagement train and connect with our partners to develop and expand high quality programs and opportunities that actively engage youth!

East Side Learning Center - St Paul, MN

Close the achievement gap in St Paul! Work in a fun environment with kids while cultivating new community partnerships through communications and relationship building at East Side Learning Center.

Good Neighbor Center - St. Paul, MN

Urban mentoring program seeks creative VISTA to join our community by creating a variety of projects from experiential learning opportunities for youth to volunteer training materials.

Hiawatha Academies - Family Literacy Coordinator Minneapolis, MN

Empower Hiawatha families to support their children’s literacy development by engaging parents as literacy tutors, enhancing our academic parent-teacher team model, and developing resources for home-based literacy practice.

Open Door Learning Center - Student/Volunteer Outreach Minneapolis, MN

Open Door Learning Center-Northeast provides free basic English and computer classes for adults, primarily immigrants and refugees. This VISTA will develop, enhance and pilot strategies at Open Door Learning Center-Northeast’s programmatic structure to increase the number of adult learners recruited and increase student retention.

SWMetro - Advancing Literacy in Technical Education Chaska, MN

SWMetro provides high quality services to the hardest to serve students and is currently creating a Career Technical Academy that will combine academic instruction with career or college readiness.  The VISTA member will create a literacy program that will help students realize the connection between academic learning and career preparation or technical advancement.

Applications accepted on rolling basis. Apply by Oct 27 for the Nov 27 cohort. (Nov 27, 2017 - Nov 26, 2018 service term)


Filled service opportunities: 

Anoka County Library

Beyond Walls Urban Squash

Brian Coyle Community Center

Eden Prairie Community Education

English Learning Center

Greenvale Park Community School

Interfaith Action of Greater St Paul - Department of Indian Work

Milestones/Child Care Choices (in partnership with Partner for Student Success)

Open Door Learning Center - North Side (Distance Learning)

Reading Partners

Sabathani Community Center - After School Horizons Youth

St Paul Community Literacy Consortium

ThinkSelf Deaf ABE