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HandsOn VISTA - Shelters to Shutters
 
 
 
Serve with Shelters to Shutters 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. 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.
 
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Member Duties : Join Shelters to Shutters to help foster long term self-sufficiency and access to housing and employment for individuals and families experiencing homelessness! The successful applicant will help develop a volunteer management structure focusing on recruitment, onboarding and training of volunteers. These individuals will provide essential work-life mentorship and support to homeless and at risk populations in rebuilding a community of support and gaining other essential skills. Shelters to Shutters is a small team and the successful applicant should be independent, proactive, and have strong initiative. In this role you will gain an in depth knowledge of the challenges around homelessness and learn a lot about the operations of a small non-profit. A background in working with volunteers or strong experience volunteering yourself is preferred but not required.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  $100 per/Qt grocery card ,  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 :
Homelessness ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - Shelters to Shutters

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  

Accepting Applications
From  12/14/2022  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 116068


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