Literacy Leader positions
Program runs August 3, 2020 - August 2, 2021 (later start dates may be available). Apply now:
Literacy Leadership Program (positions throughout Minnesota) Pave the way for stronger literacy programs in MN communities! Become a Literacy Leader to tackle educational barriers for low-income, immigrant, or refugee children, youth, adults, or families. (Apply now to our general listing to receive priority notification once individual positions are available.)
East Side Neighborhood Services - Culturally Relevant Literacy (Minneapolis) Help support the next generation of voices and visionaries! We believe that youth shape our shared future through self-determination, family connection, and community stewardship. Join our team to develop systems and structures so that all young people can achieve success. Apply here
English Learning Center - Program Development VISTA (Minneapolis) 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. Apply here
Hopewell Music - Webber Camden Youth Center (Minneapolis) Music, Technology and Youth! Join Hopewell’s newest program, the Webber Camden Youth Center. The WCYC is a safe space for teens to learn recording and technology, get homework help and make friends. Apply here
International Institute of Minnesota - Curriculum and Outreach VISTA (St. Paul) International Institute of MN seeks a Literacy Leader to enhance their experience in the education field by developing curriculum, in-kind donation pipelines, and technology communication systems. Apply here
Literacy Minnesota - Open Door Navigation VISTA (Minneapolis) Passion for equity in adult education? Heart for making change? Support volunteers working with adult learners to break through barriers and realize their full potential. Literacy changes everything. Apply here
Literacy Minnesota - Open Door Learning Center-Northeast - Learner Voice & Leadership (Minneapolis) The aim of this project is to increase participant voice and input to drive programming in our Open Door Learning Centers and to cultivate relationships with outside partners and other stakeholders. Application coming soon
Minnesota Youth Story Squad, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus (Minneapolis) Minnesota Youth Story Squad addresses educational opportunity gaps and amplifies voices through storytelling to engage youth in Twin Cities schools. Our Literacy Leader will work with us to build capacity as we expand our programming to Minneapolis and St. Paul public middle and high schools. Apply here
MORE - Workplace Engagement Adult Literacy (St Paul) It is truly not easy being a New American right now - show them they matter and create opportunities for their success! Join MORE as we respect, develop and invest in our newest neighbors! Apply here
Neighborhood House - Youth Literacy (St Paul) Be a part of a helping tradition that spans 3 centuries. Assist the next generation of leaders by improving the opportunities of under-served youth. You can be a key to unlocking their potential. Apply here
Simpson Housing Services - Culturally Relevant Curriculum Development (Minneapolis) Use your love of literacy to break the cycle of homelessness! If you have a passion for justice, culturally-responsive education, and relationships, then we have a place for you. Apply here
ThreeSixty Journalism, University of St Thomas - Alumni Engagement (St Paul) Word nerds, social media fiends and media junkies – and eager hard workers – apply to train the next generation of multicultural critical thinkers, leaders and storytellers at ThreeSixty Journalism! Apply here
Urban Strategies at Heritage Park - Youth Literacy (Minneapolis) Develop creative programming to serve at-risk, low-income youth of color, and English language learners at Urban Strategies in Heritage Park. Join our dynamic team of dedicated professionals! Apply here
Barnum Community Education - Youth Mentoring (Barnum) Help community members ‘Adopt a Bomber”. Join our Barnum Community Education team to help set up a mentorship program for 7th-12th grade students at the Barnum High School. Application coming soon
Duluth Public Library - School Readiness & Neighborhood Engagement (Duluth) Kids can’t get themselves school-ready and parents aren’t born ready either. They need you! Give families a voice, connect them to community, and help build solutions to Duluth’s school-readiness gap. Apply here
Islamic Center of St Cloud - Family Literacy (St Cloud) Application coming soon
United Way of Central Minnesota - Partner for Student Success (St Cloud) Ignite the power reading can have for new immigrants. Work with local organizations providing out of school time support to families; unite and align curriculum to strengthen our collective impact. Apply here
Literacy Minnesota - VISTA Leader (St. Paul) Do you have a year of full-time experience with Peace Corps, AmeriCorps (1700 hours), or VISTA? Build leadership by providing training, support, and resources to a statewide corps of 20 year-long Literacy Leaders and 70+ summer VISTAs. 2 positions available.
Literacy Minnesota - Volunteer Outreach Department - Access project (St Paul) Nearly 1 in 5 people living in the U.S. has a disability. 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!
Promise Neighborhood of Central Minnesota (St Cloud) Literacy is the key to growth and development. Join us as we deliver on our PROMISE to improve literacy.