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THN SAFE Training Developer VISTA (Austin)
The Texas Homeless Network (THN) works to provide solutions to end homelessness in Texas communities through education, resources and advocacy. Currently, THN has VISTA members placed throughout the state working on capacity building and program development to assist communities in preventing and ending homelessness. This project will enhance the organizational and community-wide capacity to address the common goal of preventing and effectively responding to sexual assault/exploitation, child abuse and domestic violence. The member will build capacity for the organization’s agency-wide staff and volunteer training and professional development opportunities. Furthermore, the project will increase understanding of the intersection of homelessness, housing stability, and poverty with the issues of domestic violence and abuse.
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Member Duties : 1.) Research best practices in adult learning, training, and issues surrounding sexual assault, abuse, and domestic violence. 2.) Familiarize with the organizations’ programs, specifically current training processes and curriculum. 3.) Review existing trainings for accuracy, best practices, and compliance with certifying or licensing institutions. 4.) Identify gaps in trainings, make recommendations for changes, and assist in curriculum development. 5.) Compile staff and volunteer trainings, and create a resource and reference catalogue (SAFE University). 6.) Assist in developing and improving new processes in tracking and communicating with staff regarding individual training plan. 7.) Collaborate with the volunteer services team in the development and execution of the “Core Advocate Training,” including, assisting transforming the current curriculum into a week-long intensive session. 8.) Create a plan for sustainability.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Housing ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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THN SAFE Training Developer VISTA (Austin)

Program Start/End Date
08/14/2017  -   08/17/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  05/25/2017  To  12/31/2017 

Contact Meagan Moore
1713 Fortview Rd
Austin   TX   78704
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 74728