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HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Sustainability Students
 
 
 
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 over 25 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 10~ 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 expand a unique form of student engagement that develops leaders & helps create a better quality of life for those disproportionately affected by climate change! Along with the City of Phoenix Sustainability team the VISTA member will expand a “first-of-its-kind” unique form of student engagement aimed at developing sustainability leaders, improving civic participation and sustainability literacy, while also preparing participants for future employment opportunities. The work will focus around K-12 students at partner Title I schools. The successful applicant should be: skilled in cultural diversity, empathetic, creative, passionate about sustainability and working with youth. Preferred but not required: Spanish proficiency; knowledge of, or experience working with, underserved Phoenix populations; knowledge of valley sustainability programs/community; knowledge of Arizona School System a plus. ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: $100 per/Qt grocery card
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  See Member Duties for other benefits ,  Relocation Allowance ,  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 :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Disaster Relief . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Sustainability Students

Program Start/End Date
01/16/2024  -   01/14/2025

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  11/01/2023  To  12/03/2023 

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

Listing ID 120606


       

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