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THN VISTA Homeless SOAR Coordinator (Austin, TX)
The Texas Homeless Network (THN) works to provide solutions to end homelessness in Texas communities through education, resources, and advocacy. Currently, THN has VISTA members placed throughout the state working on capacity building and program development to assist communities in ending homelessness. This project will increase the number of case managers in Texas that are processing SOAR applications. The purpose of SOAR is to increase the accessibility and the number of clients receiving Medicaid or Medicare health coverage and benefits, including supportive housing, through SOAR (SSI/SSDI, Outreach, Access, and Recovery) applications submitted by trained case managers on their behalf.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : 1. Identify new communities, focusing on the Texas Balance of State, that want to implement the SOAR program and provide support and tools. 2. Assist with planning and coordination for the first annual Texas Statewide SOAR Conference 3. Provide training and technical assistance to communities using SOAR and/or interested in increasing SOAR capacity. 4. Evaluate areas for improvement, create and conduct SOAR refresher training webinars. These will be recorded and available on the THN website **In addition to this application complete this survey to be considered for an interview:** To learn more about the THN VISTA program visit:
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Health ,  Leadership ,  Recruitment ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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THN VISTA Homeless SOAR Coordinator (Austin, TX)

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/05/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  10/16/2018  To  09/09/2019 

Contact Samantha Foss
1713 Fortview Rd
Austin   TX   78704
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 84672