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HandsOn VISTA - Veterans Resource Center
 
 
 
Serve with Veterans Resource Center at the Mesa Unity Way 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 the Veterans Resource Center at the Mesa Unity Way to create partnerships that will have a positive impact on the veteran community! Arizona is home to half a million veterans, and many find themselves needing community resources to survive. Mesa Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) focuses on providing support to veterans and ensuring they remain housed and thriving. In this role you will help increase services to the veteran community in a more efficient and personable manner. You will do this by: researching partnership opportunities and current veteran’s needs; developing a database of resources; and designing systems to allow case worker to easily connect veteran’s to those resources. The successful applicant should be a self starter with a connection to, or understanding of, the veteran community OR a background in social services. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: $600 professional development fund; $100 per/Qt grocery card
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  See Member Duties for other benefits ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*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 :
Homelessness ,  Veterans ,  Community Outreach ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - Veterans Resource Center

Program Start/End Date
10/23/2023  -   10/21/2024

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  06/01/2023  To  09/12/2023 

Contact Blain Logan
1125 E Southern Ave
Mesa   AZ   85204
6232239246
VISTAleader@handsonphoenix.org
handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA

Listing ID 119136


       

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