The 826 National Field Operations Coordinator will support the development and documentation of external partnerships that expand the reach of 826 Network programs.
Activities will include supporting the growth of 826 Digital, our online platform for educators; 826 programming, volunteer operations, and resource development network-wide; and the production of the 2019 Staff Development Conference to provide learning and professional development opportunities to over 140 staff members across the 826 Network in order to improve service to students, educators, and families.
This position is part of the 826 National Network VISTA Program and is located at 826 National in San Francisco, CA. 826 National serves as an international proof point for writing as a tool for young people to ignite and channel their creativity, explore identity, advocate for themselves and their community, and achieve academic and professional success. Our work amplifies and scaffolds the impact of both our national network of youth writing centers and the words of young authors.
AmeriCorps VISTA members placed at the 826 National office in San Francisco will build the organization’s capacity to provide vital infrastructure and systems support to our three chapters-in-development; our current writing and tutoring centers in Boston, Chicago, Detroit/Ann Arbor, Los Angeles, New Orleans, NYC, San Francisco, Washington DC, and, beginning in 2019, Minneapolis, MN; and 826 Digital, our free online platform for educators. VISTA members will have the opportunity to create new systems and enhance current efforts related to program development and management, professional development, fundraising, communications, and research and evaluation.
Benefits are provided through AmeriCorps and include: Relocation Allowance, Health Coverage*, Transportation stipend, Training, Living Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Childcare assistance if eligible.