CCPL AmeriCorps VISTA Special Project Manager


CCPL is looking for a candidate through AmeriCorps VISTA to help build the future of social and community health services in the library. We are looking for data-driven thought leader to help build the structure and strategy of an embedded social service program at CCPL. This individual must be detail-oriented, excel at multi-tasking, and encompass skills in:

a. Project management (organized, goal/task oriented, attention to detail)

b. Data collection, analysis, and reporting

c. Technical writing

d. Research and writing Experience with social services a plus (social work, community health).


Goals and objectives include:

• Develop and implement needs assessment and report for social/community health service

structure inside the library (evaluating staff and patron needs). This would include:

o staff and patron surveys

o focus groups and other community-based engagement opportunities to solicit input

o the gathering of existing local community needs assessments

o research from national library-related social/community health services/programs

o other existing resource material

o analysis of behavioral-related incident data

o analysis of existing CCPL community health survey data

o community partner and other stakeholder interviews

• Assist in the development of a scope of work for social/community health services by utilizing

the research (listed above).

• Assist in identifying potential community partners who can deliver services/programs that meet

the scope of work.

• Work with partners on agreements (including the drafting of Memorandum of Understandings

or contracts).

• Research local, regional, and national grants to help support the program.

• Apply for grants and set up compliance structure (if awarded) for sustainment beyond Vista’s


• Assist in development of proposed service/program structure including SOPs, staff training,

quality control, designing collection of data and metrics to maximize the demonstration of


• Assist in implementation (if time permits).

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (B.S.W), Community Health, Public Administration, or related degree preferred.

Benefits of AmeriCorps service

  • Living allowance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Network with professionals in the nonprofit and education sector
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Education Award upon successful completion of term
  • Loan deferment and interest forbearance
  • Active alumni network
  • A chance to serve on a diverse, passionate team
  • And more!

AmeriCorps VISTA is…the national service program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) designed specifically to fight poverty. VISTA supports local efforts by engaging members in a one-year, full-time service year with a local organization. All VISTA projects seek to build the capacity and sustainability of local organizations and agencies to serve their clients more effectively.

Interested candidates should visit for more details and apply HERE.