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THN VISTA Resource Development Specialist (Waco)
The Texas Homeless Network (THN) works to provide solutions to end homelessness in Texas communities through education, resources and advocacy. The goal of this VISTA project in Waco is to build capacity and provide program development to support an after school teen nurturing center that provides unaccompanied homeless students with wrap-around resources and support they need to graduate from high school fully prepared for college, a training program, or the workplace. The impact of the project will minimize barriers and maximize opportunities for youth living in poverty and who are currently, or at-risk of being homeless.
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Member Duties : The project will provide program development, implementation, and strategies for continued growth. Member Activities: 1.) Assist in development of volunteer program. 2.) Recruit, train, and assist in management of volunteers. 3.) Assist in the design and coordination of resources. 4.) Research best practices in service delivery for unaccompanied homeless youth, and report findings to agency staff. 5.) Attend community meetings connected to hunger, education, financial literacy, and homelessness. 6.) Evaluate current program methods. 7.) Identify and create a database of appropriate funding sources. 8.) Assist in grant proposal writing. 9.) Provide support in managing a donor database. 10.) Promote the organization’s mission and services in the community.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Homelessness ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Education ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

THN VISTA Resource Development Specialist (Waco)

Program Start/End Date
07/23/2018  -   07/25/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  10/31/2016  To  06/11/2018 

Contact Meagan Moore
1713 Fortview Rd
Austin   TX   78704
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70295