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Austin Nature & Science Center Teen Programs VISTA
 
 
 
The City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA project works with City departments and local nonprofits to build capacity in order to provide resources and services to the Austin neighborhoods and communities that may otherwise be left behind by Austin's historic disparities and future growth. The AmeriCorps members serving with the City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA project work in such diverse fields as education, health, transportation, and housing to cover the myriad ways poverty affects these neighborhoods and communities.
 
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Member Duties : By December 2021, develop framework for progressive teen program that focuses on developing job readiness skills for participants as young as 12 years of age, ensuring that the program principles align with the City of Austin’s PRIDE values and prepares participants to work for the Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) and the City of Austin. Investigate funding and partnership opportunities with other City of Austin Departments, non-profit and community organizations, universities and investigate the feasibility of corporate sponsorship. Develop a marketing and recruitment plan to target teens in underserved and gentrifying communities. A) Initiate conversation with Austin Independent School District about potentially linking program participation to academic objectives and incentivizing participation. B)Develop and marketing and recruitment calendar that outlines dates and deadlines for design and development of marketing collateral, press releases, and partner check-ins.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  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 :
Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Austin Nature & Science Center Teen Programs VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/18/2022  -   01/17/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  11/01/2021  To  01/18/2022 

Contact Chad Walters
7201 Levander Loop
Austin   TX   78702
2282976251
chad.walters@austintexas.gov
www.austintexas.gov/kids

Listing ID 104147


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