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HandsOn VISTA - S.W. Human Development
 
 
 
Serve with Southwest Human Development (SWHD) 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 Southwest Human Development (SWHD) to help strengthen childhood education and reading in high need communities! At SWHD you will build out systems and materials to improve and expand Little Free Libraires in underserved neighborhoods by engaging volunteers and designing processes to make the project sustainable. The future member should be self motivating, have strong initiative, and care about equity in reading, amongst youth in particular. You’ll have the chance to learn about reading and education inequality across the valley and learn about community organizations and programs seeking to address these issues. The first five years of life are the most critical in a child’s development; at SWHD you have the chance to impact the lives of young children during this important time. Are you ready to share your enthusiasm to rally volunteers and the community, and your passion for long-term sustainability? Join us and learn how you can leave a legacy of learning.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  $100 per/Qt grocery card ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - S.W. Human Development

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Languages
Spanish helpful

Accepting Applications
From  01/20/2023  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 116440


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