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HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Sustainable Transportation
 
 
 
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 https://www.handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA 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 Office of Sustainability 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 nation’s 5th largest city to help grow and improve civic participation and micro-mobility/electric vehicle literacy. Aid in creating a model for low-carbon transportation solutions and a better quality of life for those disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change! Along with the City of Phoenix Sustainability team the member will partner with community-based organizations to establish community focused listening sessions and work to enhance and expand education and outreach programing to identify low carbon micro-mobility transportation options and increase participation in city planning. You will gain first-hand, real world working knowledge and participation in planning, designing and implementing a community equity focused project. Preferred but not required background: Spanish proficiency; knowledge of, or experience working with, underserved Phoenix populations; knowledge of valley sustainability programs/community.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  $100 per/Qt grocery card ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Sustainable Transportation

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  

Languages
Spanish helpful

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

Contact Becca Mueller
1125 E Southern Ave
Mesa   AZ   85204
623-888-6389
VISTAleader@handsonphoenix.org
handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA

Listing ID 112498


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