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HandOn VISTA - Tempe Community Council
 
 
 
Serve with Tempe Community Council as a part of the HandsOn VISTA Team! ABOUT THE SITE AND THE ROLE: See ‘Members Duties’ 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 20 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : According to youth self reported data 16% of Tempe teens have used prescription drugs (not prescribed to them) in their lifetime (1 in 10 8th graders and nearly 1 in 5 10th and 12th graders). As a part of the Tempe Community Council team the successful applicant will help tackle issues of youth substance abuse prevention, fight opioid misuse and bring youth into leadership roles guiding TCC efforts. Working alongside a manager who has launched and ran her own non-profit you will coordinate community events to increase youth engagement and increase community awareness regarding youth opioid misuse, underage alcohol use, and marijuana use. Develop substance abuse prevention messages for youth under 18. And work with Tempe Coalition staff to increase and maintain Tempe Coalition membership. All with an aim of building a sustainable position and laying the foundation for a self sustaining project.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Communications ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandOn VISTA - Tempe Community Council

Program Start/End Date
05/13/2019  -   05/11/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Accepting Applications
From  02/25/2019  To  03/28/2019 

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

Listing ID 86442


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