Job Title: Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring VISTA
Full-Time (40 hours/week)
The Oasis Institute is a national nonprofit organization founded in St. Louis in 1982. Oasis promotes healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles, and volunteer engagement. St. Louis Oasis serves older adults with an average age of 73, with 19% living in poverty area zip codes. For 37 years, Oasis has developed and scaled programs, many evidence-based, starting in St. Louis and then replicating them across the country. Oasis helps thousands of adults discover how aging can be less about limitations and more about possibilities. Our list of 700+ partners includes health providers, corporations, senior centers, community organizations, schools, libraries, universities and colleges, senior living organizations, faith-based organizations, and more.
Job Responsibilities :
The Intergenerational Tutoring VISTA member will expand the tutoring program into more low-income schools throughout the St. Louis Metro region by 1) Increasing the number of new tutors, ultimately increasing the number of students served, 2) Identifying and creating a list of new school districts/communities for tutoring expansion, and 3) Analyzing tutoring survey results and summarizing these results for school districts. Activities will include working with community organizations and faith-based partners to recruit additional tutors, researching new communities and schools/school districts for potential expansion (including understanding any existing programs within schools, identifying sources of volunteers, etc.) and participation in program evaluation process.
Program Benefits :
Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Training , Relocation Allowance.
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended.
Education , Elder Care , Health.
Teaching/Tutoring , Writing/Editing , Education , Public Speaking , Recruitment.
Please visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=93026 to apply.