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City of Austin Language Access Specialist 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 : Create materials to help staff understand the new Citywide Language Access policy. Plan meetings with departmental City of Austin's Language Access Single Points of Contacts (SPOCs). Use the assessment tool to measure how well City departments are meeting their language access goals. Organize existing materials and coordinate their dissemination within city departments and in the community. Maintain Language Access Center resources, complete the launch of iSpeak Austin external webpage, and continue to promote its use in the community. Teach external users how to best use the iSpeak Austin page. Create an easy-to-follow process for regular updates and maintenance of the iSpeak Austin webpage. Train the remaining 30 City departments to use the iSpeak Austin webpage and its resources. Provide iSpeak Austin language identification materials to all 10 members of the Austin Refugee Roundtable. Prepare the Language Access Program for the conclusion of the VISTA project.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  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 :
Technology ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
City of Austin Language Access Specialist 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 106858


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