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City of Austin, Community Outreach and Engagement VISTA
 
 
 
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department's mission is to provide, protect, and preserve a park system that promotes quality recreational, cultural, and outdoor experiences for the Austin community. The Community Activated Park Project provides neighbors, community groups, and partners to raise funds and in-kind contributions to implement park improvement projects. VISTA will develop community relationships and resources to increase participation of low-income communities seeking improvements in their community parks. VISTA will contribute to equity goals by meeting with conducting community engagement events and collecting feedback to overcome barriers to participation.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : Outreach to neighborhoods educating them on funding and volunteer programs to enhance their neighborhood parks; create process to grow and measure Community Activated Park Project Program; conduct community engagement meetings on the planning of parks in low income neighborhoods of Austin; create resources and connections to grow access to CAPP program in low-income communities.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
 
 
*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 . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
City of Austin, Community Outreach and Engagement VISTA

Program Start/End Date
01/22/2019  -   01/21/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  09/06/2018  To  12/28/2018 

Contact Elaine Kieffer
7201 Levander Loop
Austin   TX   78702
512-972-5042
elaine.kieffer@austintexas.gov
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 83926


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