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HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Makerspace
 
 
 
Serve with the City of Phoenix Housing Department as a part of the HandsOn VISTA Team! ABOUT THE SITE AND THE ROLE: See ‘Members Duteis’ section below. ABOUT HandsOn Greater Phoenix: For nearly 25 years, HandsOn Greater Phoenix has worked with nonprofits, Title I schools, neighborhood associations and government entities to assess and meet the volunteer needs of the Greater Phoenix area. The HandsOn VISTA program supports twenty VISTA members at multiple placement sites across the valley. Our VISTA members enable our community service partners to expand capacity and build lasting infrastructure by creating the processes and tools needed to effectively access and utilize valuable resources. HandsOn VISTA members will improve their own capacity for leading communities during and beyond their terms of service by developing their knowledge, skills, and abilities related to volunteer mobilization, civic engagement, and other areas. In addition to the site-specific work of the individual role all of our VISTA members: participate in 2 AmeriCorps National Days of Service, lead projects at 2 HandsOn community service days, attend monthly VISTA team trainings with the other HandsOn VISTA members, and lead a monthly community volunteering opportunity. APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL FILLED. PLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR BEST CONSIDERATION!
 
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Member Duties : Help launch a new makerspace with the City of Phoenix Housing Department. Develop innovative programming and lead visitors in tinkering and exploring STEM content through hands-on approaches! The successful candidate will oversee the implementation and development of a Makerspace located at the iWORK building at the Marcos de Niza Housing site – dedicated to participatory processes of visitors’ making, tinkering and exploring STEM content through hands-on approaches. The VISTA member will be responsible for developing innovative maker programming, training and supervising Makerspace staff/volunteers and maintaining the Makerspace activity area all paving the way for volunteers to one day manage and maintain the space.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
None
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix Makerspace

Program Start/End Date
02/19/2019  -   02/18/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Languages
Spanish helpful

Accepting Applications
From  07/03/2018  To  01/02/2019 

Contact Blain Logan
1125 E Southern Ave
Mesa   AZ   85204
6232239252
VISTAleader@handsonphoenix.org
handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 82474


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