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City of Austin VISTA Leader (2021)
 
 
 
The City of Austin is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader to work with the 22 VISTA members and their projects as they serve in various departments across the City. VISTA Leader will work in the Youth and Family Services/Youth Initiatives Office with the City’s project director, Site-Supervisors, and VISTA members to ensure projects are meeting the needs of the communities they are serving, and VISTA members have the support needed to fulfill their year of service. The VISTA Leader is a liaison between VISTAs and city staff, assists in recruitment, implementation of projects, and VISTA member on-site professional development and training sessions. The VISTA Leader will be responsible for gathering the data for performance measures, supporting site-supervisors and VISTA members, facilitating collaboration and connectivity among VISTAs, and assuring that all aspects of the projects are working cohesively and effectively. For more information on the City of Austin's VISTA project visit: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/americorps-vista-program **To qualify you must have served a full term with VISTA, AmeriCorps State/National, NCCC, or the Peace Corps by the start date listed.
 
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Member Duties : VISTA Leader will support VISTA members throughout their year of service and as they transition in and out of service; assure that projects effectively meet their capacity building goals; serve as the liaison between project director, site-supervisor, VISTA members, and other stakeholders involved; aid in the planning and coordination of the on-site orientations and other VISTA events; retrieving performance measures from all VISTA members to track the progress of projects; mediate the successful transition of VISTAs so that projects sustain their momentum and effectiveness as new VISTAs come in.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Counseling ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Program
City of Austin VISTA Leader (2021)

Program Start/End Date
10/18/2021  -   10/17/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  07/30/2021  To  10/17/2021 

Contact Chad Walters
6800 Burleson Rd
Austin   TX   78744
2282976251
chad.walters@austintexas.gov
www.austintexas.gov/kids

Listing ID 103092


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