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CAN PBT Houston Healthy Eyes Program Summer Assoociate VISTA
 
 
 
Our program goals are to identify adults, seniors, and children at high risk for eye disease or who have vision problems through free vision screenings by certified volunteer vision screeners and staff; refer them for comprehensive eye exams; help those in need obtain free eye exams and free prescription eyeglasses; and continue to expand our community partnerships.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : • Create a list of available sites for summer vision screenings by contacting summer camps, nonprofit organizations, health fairs, schools, daycare centers, senior centers, etc. • Schedule and coordinate vision screenings at schools, daycare centers, summer camps, churches, health fairs, senior centers, recreation centers, and community outreach fairs. • Get trained and state-certified to conduct adult and children vision screenings. • Provide vision-screening services to adults and children. • Conduct community outreach with educational presentations on diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and eye sports safety. • Manage screening data and supplying client numbers on a monthly basis. • Track distribution of eye exam and prescription glasses vouchers. • Assist our VISTA Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator as needed.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Event Planning ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Public Health . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
CAN PBT Houston Healthy Eyes Program Summer Assoociate VISTA

Program Start/End Date
06/12/2017  -   08/19/2017

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Dallas/Ft. Worth  

Accepting Applications
From  02/09/2017  To  06/09/2017 

Contact Carol Reeves
3500 Noble Ave
Fort Worth   TX   76111
8176326000x138
creeves@canetwork.org
www.canetwork.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71451


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