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OneStar: Victoria County Recovery Volunteer MGMT VISTA
Victoria County Long Term Recovery Group’s (VCLTRG) is a collection of faith-based, non-profit, government, business, volunteer and other organizations and agencies which provide coordinated disaster recovery efforts to the residents of Victoria County, Texas. VISTA members will serve at Faith Family Church, one of VCLTRG's member organizations. In our efforts with the VCLTRG our goal is to provide additional long-term assistance to individuals affected by disasters who do not have adequate personal resources for basic needs as a result of disasters. With majority of national attention focused on the Houston Metro area it has been difficult to secure funding and resources for rural communities, like Victoria County. Additionally, research shows that natural disasters disproportionality impact poor and marginalized communities and that those living in poverty struggle the most to recover. We are working to offer recovery assistance to all individuals, families and communities more effectively and efficiently until recovery is completed. To help with preparedness and resiliency of Texas communities, VCLTRG is searching for a motivated individual to help develop volunteer management and recruitment methods.
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Member Duties : Serve with the Victoria County Long Term Recovery Group’s (VCLTRG) volunteer and construction committees as well as local, regional and national groups to create sustainable recruitment strategies. Develop tracking and volunteer deployment procedures to assign volunteers on proper projects aiding disaster affected families, farms and small businesses. The VISTA will also develop a year-round calendar of rebuild activities requiring volunteer resources. Additionally, the VISTA will create strategies to build partnerships across recovery organizations from various counties to share best practices and resources for disaster preparedness.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Disaster Relief ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Disaster Services . 
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OneStar: Victoria County Recovery Volunteer MGMT VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/23/2018  -   07/26/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  03/29/2018  To  06/12/2018 

Contact Mark Longoria
2002 Mockingbird Ln.
Victoria   TX   77904
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79543