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[BKARTS] Job: RI Center for the Book | Providence Public Library

Job Title: Americorps*VISTA - RI Center for the Book
Organization: Providence Public Library
Location: 225 Washington Street, Providence
Salary: $382.95: bi-weekly living allowance before taxes
Full Time

Job Description
The RI Center for the Book is searching for an AmeriCorps*VISTA
Associate to work with the Advisory Board in the planning, promotion
and implementation of  the RI Center for the Book, as described in
the goals and objectives for the Center (currently in development). A
VISTA position is considered national community service; candidate
must be willing to commit to a full year of service.

Qualifications:  BA/BS; background in Communications, Marketing,
Library Science or related field

-- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-- Strong interest in community service
-- Good organizational and computer skills
-- Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively

Tasks & Activities:
-- Will participate in the strategic planning and developmental
process for RI Center for the Book, attending all meetings and
-- Will participate in the development of communication plan and
implementation for the RI Center for the Book, assisting in the logo
& positioning statement design, website development, media & database
list and advisory board communication and updates
-- Will help to coordinate the second annual Reading Across Rhode
Island Project
-- Will help to develop and implement other CFB projects
-- Will assist in developing outcome-based evaluation tools for CFB projects
-- Will communicate evaluation results via website and written reports.
-- Other duties as assigned

The RI Center for the Book AmeriCorps*VISTA will report to the
Advisory Board of the Rhode Island Center for the Book and be
directly supervised by the Providence Public Libraryís Community
Services Coordinator.

There are 5 basic standards which qualify an applicant for
AmeriCorps*VISTA service:
-- Must be 18 years of age or older upon entering PSO.
-- Must take an oath of office upon enrollment into VISTA.
-- Must be in a position to offer full-time service for one full year
of service,  37.5 hrs/wk
-- Must be willing to live among and at the economic level of the
people served.
-- Must complete a Pre-Service Orientation (PSO) prior to the start
of term of service

How to Apply
Send Letter & Resume to:
Louise Moulton, Community Services
Providence Public Library
225 Washington Street, Providence, Rhode Island   02903
FAX:  401.455.8065
email: lmoulton@xxxxxxxxxxx

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