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AmeriCorps Summer VISTA Recreational Developer
To improve access to physical health care outcomes (exercise, walkability, improved social determinants of health) for all residents, low-income adults, adolescents, and children. Provide support mainly through outdoor and recreational activities, including some activities for special and differential needs populations. VISTA will develop and refine systems for residents in Maricao. In addition, volunteer will gather primary social demographic data of populations, will communicate with stakeholders, and develop outreach systems with community partners. VISTA will support our theory of change which seeks to promote educational practices connecting healthy physical activity, self-esteem, sports and nature. Collect, analyze and share qualitative and quantitative data on physical health care outcomes (exercise, walkability, improved social determinants of health). Improve health knowledge in the population by providing community-based nature and sports education, especially to disadvantaged populations, children/youth facing poverty and with limited opportunities for outdoor activity. Provide a high-quality, team-based service experience for members that fosters learning through experiences, trainings, and relationships in a supportive environment. The VISTA member will serve from 05/23/22-07/29/22.
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Member Duties : *Flora and fauna recognition activities. *Organizing physical and sports health clinics focused on outdoor activities. * Promote recreational and scientific bird watching, botanical, weather watching activities and tours. * Preserve and maintain accesses access to pathway in nearby forests, including for some disable populations. * Serve as tour guide in forest trails * Organization sports groups, including trekking. * Maintain basic security for forest/park population
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Public Health AmeriCorps ,  Public Safety ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Public Health ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Counseling ,  Computers/Technology . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

AmeriCorps Summer VISTA Recreational Developer

Program Start/End Date
05/23/2022  -   07/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations PUERTO RICO  


Accepting Applications
From  03/31/2022  To  05/16/2022 

Contact Jacqueline Perez
PO BOX 243
Maricao   PR   00606

Listing ID 110923