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Austin Housing & Planning Displacement Prevention 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, waste reduction, and housing to cover the myriad ways poverty affects these neighborhoods and communities.
 
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Member Duties : Research strategies to promote two-way learning opportunities and application of the Racial Equity Anti-Displacement Tool, particularly targeted to BIPOC community members most at risk of displacement. Conduct conversations with leadership of at least 25 BIPOC-led community-based organizations to discuss the above strategies. Present a summary of findings to the Community Displacement Prevention Officer, Community Engagement Specialist, and Displacement Prevention Division staff. Create a final report summarizing findings and recommended next steps. Design and execute 10+ multi-lingual, community learning opportunities, particularly targeted to BIPOC community members most at risk of displacement. The events should target a variety of priority disadvantaged populations. Design materials for learning activities. Coordinate event logistics. Promote events. Create a post-event assessment tool to evaluate strengths, weaknesses, and lessons learned for future events.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Austin Housing & Planning Displacement Prevention 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  09/08/2021  To  12/06/2021 

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

Listing ID 106857


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