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Chisholm Trail RSVP-Plano Children's Theatre (Volunteers)
 
 
 
The mission of North Texas Performing Arts (NTPA)/ Plano Children's Theatre located in Plano, TX is to develop the character of youth through quality performing arts education and family entertainment. Our vision is to make our programs accessible and desirable to all North Texas families. Our theatres include Plano Children's Theatre, Frisco Youth Theatre, McKinney Youth Theatre, Fairview Youth Theatre, NTPA- Dallas and NTPA Repertory Theatre. We offer after school and summer arts training, major productions, special needs programming, daytime performances for schools, and free community outreach. High costs and lack of reliable transportation often hamper a child from a low-income family's ability to participate in arts programs. Plano Children’s Theatre’s scholarship program allows students who cannot afford the tuition for camps and classes to participate. At NTPA/ Plano Children's Theatre, children learn responsibility, teamwork, respect, leadership, confidence, accountability, discipline, sociability, language skills and a love of learning. The Volunteer Coordinator VISTA at Plano Children’s Theatre will build capacity through the development of a new comprehensive volunteer recruitment and training program. AmeriCorps VISTA members perform only indirect service; interaction with clients will be limited and the member will spend the majority of his or her time in an office setting. As a Plano Children’s Theatre VISTA, you will be part of a cohort coordinated by the VISTA North Texas project at Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc. To learn more about Plano Children’s Theatre, visit www.northtexasperformingarts.org.
 
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Member Duties : The Volunteer Coordination VISTA will help break down the barriers poverty creates for low-income children seeking an arts education through the development of a new comprehensive volunteer recruitment and training program. Major functions will include evaluation and updating the volunteer handbook, policies and procedures, evaluating the agency’s volunteer needs and recruiting 50 new volunteers to fill those needs, and the development of training materials to educate and enable volunteers to serve the needs of the agency. Applicants should possess good oral and written communications skills, volunteer recruitment experience and computer skills.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Chisholm Trail RSVP-Plano Children's Theatre (Volunteers)

Program Start/End Date
04/26/2018  -   04/25/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Dallas/Ft. Worth  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  12/11/2017  To  03/12/2018 

Contact Christina Penland
4208 N Interstate 35
Denton   TX   76207
940-597-6828
VISTA@rsvpserves.org
VISTANorthTexas.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 75358


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