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Public & School Partnership - Utah Assistive Tech Program
 
 
 
The Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) is a federally-funded program serving individuals with disabilities of all ages throughout the state of Utah. Their goal is to provide assistive technology devices and services as well as train university students, parents, children with disabilities and professional service providers about assistive technology. They coordinate their services with community organizations and others who provide independence-related supports to individuals with disabilities. The primary goal of this position is to increase outreach to underserved populations so they can learn about and access needed services.
 
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Member Duties : Specific responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to: 1. Conducting more effective outreach to underserved populations by conducting needs assessments and gaining information about Latino, Muslim, Native American, Asian, African American and other underserved populations along the Wasatch Front by attending in-person, phone, and web meetings; creating and distributing flyers, letters and other promotional materials in English and Spanish to educate community on UATP services and equipment options; and translating project information and documenting important information during focus groups. 2. To ensure sustainability of UATP by maintaining UATP database by entering data about equipment and services provided into database for Logan and Roosevelt locations; corresponding with UATP staff to obtain data on equipment and services; and sharing data findings with UATP staff and, when appropriate, UATP clients.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Public & School Partnership - Utah Assistive Tech Program

Program Start/End Date
05/14/2018  -   05/13/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations UTAH  

Languages
Spanish proficiency is a plus
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/02/2018  To  12/31/2018 

Contact Shonna Hemmis
6505 Old Main HI
Logan   UT   84322
4357970633
shonna.ferree@usu.edu
publicschoolpartnership.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79620


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