Skip Navigation and Go Directly to Page ContentCNCS Website Home Page AmeriCorps AmeriCorps

FONT SIZE:  Default  |  Large


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.
Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Please note:
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
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 . 
Refine Search
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

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
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 83926