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Feeding Texas - Client Empowerment Corps VISTA LEADER
Feeding Texas leads a unified effort for a hunger-free Texas. We assist hungry Texans through a statewide network of twenty-one food banks, lead the public discussion on hunger in Texas, and strengthen the anti-hunger movement through collaboration and capacity-building. The Client Empowerment Corps is an innovative program focused on alleviating the upstream, economic causes of hunger as well as the downstream effects of hunger on health. VISTAs will assess local communities, build non-traditional partnerships to increase client access to new services, and strategically incorporate the voices of hungry Texans into the public conversation on hunger through story-banking and other initiatives. ***Please complete the following questionnaire to be considered for an interview:***
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Member Duties : Support the success of other VISTA members in addressing the root causes of hunger while gaining valuable professional skills for your next career move. The VISTA Leaders will assist Feeding Texas' Austin office with VISTA team recruitment, training, mentoring, administration and additional projects to build the capacity of our food bank network as a whole. Leaders will ensure that client empowerment and story banking initiatives are efficient and effective by monitoring implementation, synthesizing best practices and developing solutions to identified challenges. Leaders will be integral in all training and support for the VISTA team. VISTA Leaders will also have unique work projects that support their personal professional development. This position involves roughly 15% travel with project staff throughout the state of Texas.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Disaster Relief ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Public Health ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Medicine . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA Leaders

Feeding Texas - Client Empowerment Corps VISTA LEADER

Program Start/End Date
08/18/2019  -   08/16/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  07/22/2019  To  09/08/2019 

Contact Angela Baucom
1524 S Interstate 35
Austin   TX   78704
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 55714