Literacy Leader positions

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Literacy Leader positions

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Literacy Leadership Program Pave the way for stronger literacy programs in local communities! Become a Literacy Leader to tackle educational barriers for low-income, immigrant or refugee children, youth, adults or families. Create, enhance or expand digital equity and literacy programs for individuals experiencing poverty!

Apply to our general listing above and we will refer you to specific positions that align with your interests and strengths.

See below for specific positions currently available, including the links to each application.


  • Peoria Housing Authority - Literacy PHA (Peoria, IL) Literacy Leadership can decrease intergenerational illiteracy, empower young minds, and help to reduce poverty. Your impact can start here, enriching the lives of low-income students and families!
  • Isuroon - Isuroon Legal Center (Minneapolis, MN) The Literacy Leader will assist Somali and Afghan immigrants/refugees with understanding legal information/processes and enhancing their legal literacy. Preference is for someone bilingual.
  • International Institute of Minnesota - Distance Education (St. Paul, MN) Use your skills to make a difference! Design and launch a distance learning program for immigrant and refugee adults in your community learning English and workforce skills.


  • scaleLIT - Digital Navigator 2023 (Chicago, IL) The Digital Navigator will explore the current state of the Digital Divide and examine digital learning, identify the areas of greatest need and implement programs to aid the community's development.
  • Brilliant Detroit – Digital Literacy Fellow (Detroit, MI) Brilliant Detroit is seeking a Digital Literacy Fellow to build out our digital inclusion strategy and support families with young children as they navigate online education and work programs.
  • Destined for Greatness - Digital Learning Lab (Detroit, MI) Destined for Greatness is now looking for a Digital Literacy Navigator. We are providing Digital Equity to help our community thrive and not just survive!
  • Literacy Minnesota - Distance Learning VISTA (St. Paul, MN) Do you have a passion for education and technology? The Distance Learning VISTA position at Literacy Minnesota could be the perfect fit!
  • Literacy Minnesota - Open Door Collective (St. Paul, MN) Literacy Minnesota’s Open Door Collective is a national program dedicated to reducing poverty through literacy. Make a difference by growing membership and finding funding for this important work!
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  • Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County - Digital Literacy (Lyons, NY) Invest yourself in a more equitable society. Make a significant long-term impact by creating programs that empower people to participate in and benefit from today's digital world.
  • Make the Road NY - Digital Literacy and Navigation (Queens, NY) (1/2) *LINK COMING SOON
  • Ulster Literacy Association - Digital Literacy for Parents (Kingston, NY) Literacy transforms communities. Join us and play a vital role in creating a Digital Literacy for Parents program to help parents get the skills they need to engage in their children's education.

These positions will soon be ready to accept candidates for FALL OR WINTER start dates.

While you wait, we suggest creating a My AmeriCorps account, profile and application to prepare.


  • The Friends of Parkside - Community Tech Workers Project (Detroit, MI)
  • Washington State Library (Olympia, WA)

East Central Regional Library - Library Early Literacy Program Development (Cambridge, MN)

The Friends of Parkside - Community Tech Workers Project (Detroit, MI)

The Friends of Parkside - Volunteers Impacting Parkside (Detroit, MI)

Hopewell Music Cooperative North - Donor Relations Project (Minneapolis, MN)

Literacy Minnesota - VISTA Leader (St Paul, MN) (2/2)

Make the Road NY - Digital Literacy and Navigation (Queens, NY) (1/2)

National Housing Trust - Digital Literacy VISTA (Washington, D.C.)

United Way for Southeastern Michigan - Connect 313 (Detroit, MI)

Urban Strategies, Inc. at Heritage Park - Career Connects (Minneapolis, MN)

AMPHS - Digital Literacy and Adult Education (Brooklyn, NY)

Brilliant Detroit – Digital Literacy Fellow (Detroit, MI)

Brookline Interactive Group - Civic Brookline Project (Brookline, MA)

Community Tech Workers - AmeriCorps VISTA Project (Detroit, MI)

Franklin Wright Settlements - Digital Literacy Program (Detroit, MI)

Great River Regional Library - Youth Literacy (St Cloud, MN)

Literacy Minnesota - Open Door Collective (St Paul, MN)

Literacy Minnesota - VISTA Leader (St Paul, MN) (1/2)

Make the Road NY - Digital Literacy and Navigation (Queens, NY) (2/2)

Mayor’s Office for Adult Literacy (MOAL), Houston Community College & Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation – Bridge Digital Academy VISTA Project (Houston, TX) (2/3)

NJ State Library - NJSL+Partners Literacy Evaluation (Trenton, NJ)

scaleLIT - Digital Navigator 2022 (Chicago, IL) (1/2)

SELCO/SELS - Building an Early Literacy Ecosystem (Rochester, MN)

United Way for Southeastern Michigan - Connect 313 (Detroit, MI)

United Way of Central Minnesota - Partner for Student Success - Black Literacy Program (St Cloud, MN)

West CAP - Digital Equity and Technology Integration (Glenwood City, WI)