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Austin Resource Recovery Repair Education VISTA
 
 
 
The City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA Program 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 Program 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Perform research on repair interests in Austin's low-income communities. Perform a SWOT analysis on previous repair programs in Austin to learn what worked and what areas need improvement. Communicate with communities to learn more about what needs for repair education exist. Conduct interviews with low income individuals about repair education, and barriers to repair access. Analyze research and complete a repair interests and needs assessment. Compile current knowledge, behaviors, and attitudes about repair within these communities. Describe the role repair currently plays within these communities. Identify barriers to repair education. Identify household item focus areas where more access to repair would have high economic value. Create a plan for developing pilot projects to test solutions for increasing repair access. Identify 3-5 potential solutions that could increase repair access. Recommend next steps that prioritize the needs of low-income communities in Austin.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*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 and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Austin Resource Recovery Repair Education VISTA

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  07/28/2021  To  10/18/2021 

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

Listing ID 105982


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