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HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Office of Innovation
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS TO THIS POSITION ARE BEING CONSIDERED ON AN ONGOING AND ROLLING BASIS. PLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR BEST CONSIDERATION. VISIT FOR MORE INFORMATION. AS LONG AS THE “APPLY” BUTTON IS ACTIVE YOU CAN ASSUME THE POSITION IS STILL OPEN. Serve with the City of Phoenix as a part of the HandsOn VISTA Team! ABOUT THE SITE AND THE ROLE: See ‘Members Duties’ section below. ABOUT HandsOn Greater Phoenix: For nearly 30 years, HandsOn Greater Phoenix has worked with nonprofits, Title I schools, neighborhood associations and government entities to assess and meet the volunteer needs of the Greater Phoenix area. The HandsOn VISTA program supports 20 VISTA members at multiple placement sites across the valley. Our VISTA members enable our community service partners to expand capacity and build lasting infrastructure by creating the processes and tools needed to effectively access and utilize valuable resources. HandsOn VISTA members will improve their own capacity for leading communities during and beyond their terms of service by developing their knowledge, skills, and abilities related to volunteer mobilization, civic engagement, and other areas. In addition to the site-specific work of the individual role all of our VISTA members: participate in 2 AmeriCorps National Days of Service, lead projects at 2 HandsOn community service days, attend monthly VISTA team trainings with the other HandsOn VISTA members, and lead a monthly community volunteering opportunity.
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Member Duties : Join the new Office of Innovation at the City of Phoenix to help refine and implement innovative ideas that focus on equity, inclusion and sustainability in underserved communities across Phoenix! The successful applicant will play a vital role in bringing to life the newly funded Mobile Career Unit, will work to improve access to clean & safe drinking water in public spaces, and have the opportunity to research and propose other innovation projects of their own interest. The future member should be a self-starter who can be passionate about new ideas but also be able to successfully operate within the slower pace of government without getting discouraged. An understanding of data analytics and Spanish are both helpful but not required. This is a new role in a new department, so there is plenty of opportunity to have a lasting impact and this is a great opportunity for anyone interested in a future career local government!
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  $100 per/Qt grocery card ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
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HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Office of Innovation

Program Start/End Date
04/10/2023  -   04/09/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Spanish helpful

Accepting Applications
From  07/08/2022  To  02/09/2023 

Contact Becca Mueller
1125 E Southern Ave
Mesa   AZ   85204

Listing ID 110251