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City of Austin TARA Digital Literacy 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 : Develop resource guides for digital literacy programs that focuses on improving digital literacy skills for adult participants, ensuring that the program principles align with the City of Austin’s Strategic Direction and prepares participants to participate in digital society. Identify partnership opportunities with other City of Austin Departments, non-profit and community organizations, universities and generate expanded partnerships to sustain long-term operational support. : Cultivate expanded partnerships with Digital Empowerment Community, and other relevant stakeholders to sustain long-term operational support. Develop virtual information for potential partners and sponsors of the Digital Empowerment Community of Austin (DECA). Develop presentations to highlight key values of DECA. Curate research opportunities with universities and other research firms to demonstrate how digital access and digital literacy impacts community stability in areas experiencing gentrification.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Technology . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
City of Austin TARA Digital Literacy VISTA

Program Start/End Date
12/06/2021  -   12/05/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  10/25/2021  To  12/06/2021 

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

Listing ID 104150


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