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Austin Youth Development Employment Readiness 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 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 : Develop a framework for adding a virtual component to the Austin Youth Development Program, which introduces and improves soft skill training for youth 14-22 who are at high risk of truancy or dropping out of school. Create an updated version of the current textbook curriculum on a chosen electronic media. This new curriculum should be able to be used in the classroom or virtually. Develop a plan to implement the new virtual curriculum. Create staff training to teach program leaders how to effectively use the new curriculum and virtual components, and determine a timeline to implement the new curriculum. Create a social media presence for the AYD program with the intent to promote and supplement the employment readiness virtual curriculum.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Austin Youth Development Employment Readiness VISTA

Program Start/End Date
04/08/2024  -   04/07/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  06/29/2023  To  03/15/2024 

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

Listing ID 119638


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