Literacy Leader positions
Literacy Leadership Program (specific positions available throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin) Pave the way for stronger literacy programs in MN and WI communities! Become a Literacy Leader to tackle educational barriers for low-income, immigrant or refugee children, youth, adults or families. *Apply to our general listing and we will refer you to specific positions that align with your interests and strengths.
See below for specific positions, including the links to each application.
Start date options for most positions will be either August 16, 2021 or August 30, 2021 (additional options may be available on a case-by-case basis).
Hopewell Music Cooperative North - Donor Relations Project (Minneapolis, MN) Help students in Minneapolis foster a love of music and build your development skills. If you like music and want to work with an innovative non-profit music school, this position is for you!
Isuroon - Literacy Volunteer Program VISTA (Burnsville, MN) Join a grassroots nonprofit to improve literacy services to Somali adults and youth! You will create a volunteer program that helps families gain the literacy skills they need to achieve their goals.
Literacy Minnesota - VISTA Leader (St Paul, MN) Do you have at least one year of full-time experience with VISTA, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps (1700 hours) or NCCC?** Flex your leadership muscles! Become a VISTA Leader and support your fellow national service members as they eliminate educational barriers for underserved children, youth, adults or families. *1 position still available.
- **Some exceptions to the prior service completion requirement may be allowed, if you have completed at least 50% of your full-time service and exited early due to COVID-19. Please refer to the AmeriCorps COVID-19 FAQ for more.
Hands Across the World - Digital Equity (St Cloud, MN) Help support our students as they navigate the digital age! Seeking innovator to design, build and launch a hybrid learning model to build digital equity for refugee and immigrant students and families.
Mankato Youth Place - Youth Literacy (Mankato, MN) Build volunteer capacity and develop new literacy programming for Mankato area youth! Mankato Youth Place serves kids in the greater Mankato area. We are PASSIONATE about academics!
Moorhead ABE - Family Literacy & Digital Equity (Moorhead, MN) Be an AmeriCorps VISTA at Vista Center for Education as we connect adults with technology and schools!
West Central Wisconsin Community Action Agency, Inc. (West CAP) - Digital Equity and Technology Integration (Glenwood City, WI) Help West CAP Literacy reboot our Adult Literacy Program. COVID has reduced our number of learners and volunteer tutors. It’s time to rebuild our literacy program and make it better than ever!
Duluth Public Library - School Readiness Outreach (Duluth, MN) Kids can’t get themselves school-ready. They need the support of their families, schools and community—and they need you! Help us collaborate to improve equity and close the school-readiness gap.
East Central Regional Library - Early Literacy (Cambridge, MN) Are you ready to Talk, Sing, Read, Write and Play your year away? Join East Central Regional Library in changing lives as we grow storytimes to ensure that every child is ready to read.
English Learning Center – Program Development VISTA (Minneapolis, MN) Improve services for adults learning English! Get to know a diverse group of students, a dynamic staff team, and the ins and outs of adult education while helping learners track and meet their goals.
Great River Regional Library - Youth Literacy (St Cloud, MN) Make it matter! Research and develop child and youth public library programs that build literacy, leadership and school achievement, especially among low-income, BIPOC and at-risk youth.
Literacy Minnesota - Access Coordinator (St Paul, MN) Break down barriers for learners and volunteers with disabilities at Minnesota Adult Basic Education sites. Help your community access literacy services and achieve their goals!
Literacy Minnesota - Children's Virtual Tutoring Initiative (St Paul) Online education is here to stay! Help us lead children’s literacy tutoring programming into the virtual age and build your professional skills and network.
Literacy Minnesota - Distance Learning Project (St Paul, MN) Do you have a passion for education and technology? Spend a year working with state leaders to build capacity around distance learning opportunities for Minnesota adult learners!
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!
Literacy Minnesota - Open Door Learning Centers (Minneapolis, MN) Increase participant voice and input to drive programming in our Open Door Learning Centers, and cultivate relationships with outside partners and other stakeholders. Literacy changes everything!
MORE - Workplace Engagement Adult Literacy (St Paul, MN) It is truly not easy being a New American right now - create opportunities for your community members’ success! Join MORE as we respect, develop and invest in our newest neighbors!
Promise Neighborhood of Central Minnesota - Reading Club (St Cloud, MN) Literacy is the key to growth and development. Join us as we deliver on our PROMISE to improve literacy!
United Way of Central Minnesota - Partner for Student Success - Black Literacy Program (St Cloud, MN) Use your energy to ignite the power of reading to develop positive cultural identity and literacy skills. Work with organizations to unite, develop and align curriculum to strengthen opportunities.
Urban Strategies, Inc. at Heritage Park - Career Connects (Minneapolis, MN) Support the educational attainment, employment opportunities and economic mobility of 115 young adults in Heritage Park with the USI Career Connects program!