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OneStar: Liberty County Disaster Recovery VISTA
The AmeriCorps VISTA will serve with the Liberty County Disaster Recovery Committee (LCDR), community organizations, and service providers to help restore the well-being of area residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. The VISTA member will help organize faith-based and non-profit communities respond cooperatively and collaboratively for future events. The member will identify local resources and needs. Additionally, the VISTA will work to mobilize volunteers to address the long-term housing, health, and basic human needs of families and individuals that were affected. They will work with the Unmet Needs Committee to develop procedures to assist in distributing grants and resources for household recovery efforts. They will also work with the LCDR to help expand existing capacity as well as refine and expand the current recovery plan to be ready for future disasters.
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Member Duties : The VISTA will facilitate bringing together faith-based and social service organizations, civic groups, and businesses to assess long-term recovery needs. He/she will assist organizations involved at each level of recovery, with developing a Memorandum of Understanding and Standard Operating Procedures for working together in their long-term recovery needs. Additionally, the VISTA will serve as volunteer coordinator between local groups and volunteer resources to meet the overall needs of the project.
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Entrepreneur/Business ,  Public Safety ,  Community Outreach ,  Disaster Relief . 
Skills :
Business/Entrepreneur ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Disaster Services ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

OneStar: Liberty County Disaster Recovery VISTA

Program Start/End Date
03/12/2018  -   03/15/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Houston/Galveston  


Accepting Applications
From  12/01/2017  To  01/24/2018 

Contact Barbara Lange
2825 County Road 190
Liberty   TX   77575
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 77143