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Cornerstone - Volunteers of America Texas- Euless/Ft. Worth
Volunteers of America Texas (VOATX) is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities reach their full spiritual, emotional and physical potential and wellbeing through a vast array of services that target the elderly, the intellectually disabled, those striving to overcome substance abuse, and those transitioning from correctional centers. With a history of nearly 100 years of service in Texas, VOATX has a proven track record of compassionately serving and meeting the needs of some of Texas' most vulnerable residents, including: at-risk youth, elderly, individuals suffering from cognitive and developmental disabilities, individuals recovering from alcohol and substance abuse, former inmates, homeless men women and children, and veterans. However, with 287,000 seniors living below the poverty line; more than 1,037,000 disabled individuals; over 91,000 residents seeking treatment for addiction annually; and more than 65,000 inmates returning to their communities each year, the needs in Texas are far too vast for VOATX to address on its own. VOATX recognizes the importance and value of engaging the local community in its volunteer efforts to better serve clients. Our Year 3 VISTA member will play a significant role in establishing sustainability for our volunteer engagement efforts, changing the lives of those we serve. This is a great opportunity for you to embrace your passion for service and volunteerism while also gaining valuable experience within the non-profit community.
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Member Duties : Develop a strong, sustainable volunteer program: Survey leadership, staff, clients & volunteers to assess volunteer needs, capacity & opportunities agency-wide; Update needs assessments; Develop strategic partnerships w/ key organizations & community members to ensure support for programs, staff & clients; Develop & lead program specific orientations; Create & implement program specific volunteer engagement plans & training for volunteers & staff; Attend fairs to highlight programs & volunteer opportunities; Assist in placing & tracking volunteers, including processing applications, providing orientations, tracking hours & conducting satisfaction surveys; Report monthly on volunteer engagement efforts. All applicants must submit VISTA application, cover letter, resume & VOATX volunteer application; pass a background, motor vehicle & drug screening; & provide their own reliable transportation & proof of insurance. Pay is $946/month before taxes. Contact for more info.
Program Benefits :
Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
Terms :
Service Areas :
Technology ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Graphic Design, Social media ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology . 
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Cornerstone - Volunteers of America Texas- Euless/Ft. Worth

Program Start/End Date
04/21/2014  -   04/25/2014

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Dallas/Ft. Worth  

English/Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  01/07/2014  To  03/07/2014 

Contact Misty Pegue
3500 Noble Ave
Fort Worth   TX   76111
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 34989