News and Events
April 2016

826DC is recruiting an AmeriCorps VISTA!

826DC is seeking a creative, experienced, dynamic, and highly organized AmeriCorps-VISTA service member who will support the development and growth of our various programs as our next Volunteer Coordinator.

The Volunteer Coordinator will report to the Programs Director and will require close collaboration with program staff and the Executive Director.

826DC is dedicated to teaching creative and expository writing to underserved students ages 6 to 18, and to helping DC Public School teachers inspire their students to write. We believe that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. 826DC is the newest member of the national network of 826 chapters, co-founded by the award-winning author Dave Eggers, which was voted one of the top 30 companies to work for by GOOD Magazine.

826DC is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a multicultural organization. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For Full Position Description, Click the Link Below.

Volunteer Coordinator Job Description

Application Instructions:

1. Review the VISTA Assignment Description (search 826DC in the Program Name field at this link).
2. Submit your application through the AmeriCorps website.
3. Email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to Lacey Dunham (

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 31. Please, no phone calls.