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Chisholm Trail RSVP-Standing Together on Meth Prevention
At STOMP (Standing Together on Meth Prevention) we believe that when we STAND TOGETHER as a community, we CAN and WILL make a difference for our future. STOMP is a non-profit organization whose primary focus is to educate the communities of Jack County and create a greater awareness of the dangers of methamphetamine use and crime awareness and prevention. The directors and the volunteers for this organization look forward to presenting educational programs publicly and in our schools, making educational and preventative materials available for students elementary age through high school and working with students volunteering their ideas and efforts to bring awareness of this national issue. The Drug Awareness and Prevention VISTA will build capacity through the research and development of drug education and prevention materials, increase community partnerships, volunteer recruitment and development of funding opportunities. 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. However, the STOMP VISTA will play a dynamic role in ending poverty by establishing drug awareness programs and education to positively impact the community economically as well as socially due to a decline in drug use/abuse. As a STOMP Drug Awareness and Prevention VISTA you will be part of a cohort coordinated by the AmeriCorps VISTA North Texas project at Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc. To learn more about STOMP, please visit
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The STOMP Drug Awareness and Prevention VISTA will educate Jack County, TX communities on and create a greater awareness of the dangers of methamphetamine/drug use and crime awareness. The goal of the project is to develop a working relationship with the community to break the local drug use/abuse cycle that impoverishes our community. Major duties include developing educational materials on drugs (both illegal and prescription) and how their use/abuse effects the community, developing partnerships with other “help” organizations, businesses, community service groups, schools and local government to increase community support, conducting research and writing grants, and volunteer recruitment and training. Successful applicants will possess exemplary oral and written communication skills, be a self-starter, computer and technology skills, and a basic understanding of grant writing and volunteer recruitment.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Chisholm Trail RSVP-Standing Together on Meth Prevention

Program Start/End Date
03/18/2019  -   03/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS   Dallas/Ft. Worth  


Accepting Applications
From  11/19/2018  To  11/29/2018 

Contact Christina Penland
4208 N Interstate 35
Denton   TX   76207
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 77265