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THN VISTA Homeless Coalition Coordinator (Texarkana)
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 ending homelessness. This VISTA project will continue to build capacity to support the local coalition, build SOAR program and the maintain the Coordinated Entry (CE) system. To achieve this goal, the VISTA member will primarily focus on strengthening partnerships and providing technical assistance to local homeless service organizations. The outcome will allow community partners to more effectively provide housing and other services to persons experiencing homelessness.
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Member Duties : 1. Assist with coordination of coalition events: Point-in-Time count, Bridge City Project, & coalition meetings 2. Create & distribute (email & meetings) marketing materials for the new program, events, & updates. 3. Research successful strategies that other states have utilized for introducing the SOAR (SSI/SSDI, Outreach, Access, & Recovery) model 4. Complete community assessment to evaluate: existing support for permanent housing solutions, data management data & data-driven decision making, strategic partnerships that advance efforts to end homelessness 5. Develop & implement plan for a volunteer Coordinated Entry team 6. Produce project improvement proposal & accompanying outlines to help resolve issues related associated with Coordinated Entry 7. Present findings to THN and local homeless coalition. 8. Develop a sustainability plan for volunteer program & Coordinated Entry.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Communications ,  Team Work . 
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THN VISTA Homeless Coalition Coordinator (Texarkana)

Program Start/End Date
07/23/2018  -   07/25/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  02/20/2018  To  06/11/2018 

Contact Meagan Moore
1713 Fortview Rd
Austin   TX   78704
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 78605