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HandsOn VISTA - City of PHX Choice Neighborhoods
 
 
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT BECAUSE OF THE ONGOING HEALTH CRISIS AND THE NEED FOR FLEXIBILITY IN PLANNING APPLICATIONS TO THIS POSITION ARE BEING CONSIDERED ON AN ONGOING AND ROLLING BASIS. FOR THIS SAME REASON, THE ACTUAL START DATE FOR THIS POSITION WILL DEPEND ON WHEN A CANDIDATE IS SELECTED. PLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR BEST CONSIDERATION. VISIT https://www.handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA FOR MORE INFORMATION. AS LONG AS THE “APPLY” BUTTON IS ACTIVE YOU CAN ASSUME THE POSITION IS STILL OPEN. Serve with City of Phoenix Housing Department 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.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : Join the City of Phoenix Housing Department to help empower a local community in making use of a large federal grant to improve their neighborhood. The mission of the Housing Department is: To provide quality affordable housing and a pathway to self-sufficiency. To be recognized as a high performing and innovative agency by creating and sustaining diversified affordable housing opportunities while empowering residents toward stability and economic independence. The successful applicant will conduct outreach to stakeholders in the Edison-Eastlake Community to aid in community development of the program target areas. You will also assist in sustaining the planning and implementation process by organizing and assisting in capacity building of community groups in the program area to ensure continuous membership involvement. In this position you will gain solid experience in how a large federal grant actually operates on the ground in city government to impact people in need.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - City of PHX Choice Neighborhoods

Program Start/End Date
06/08/2020  -   06/08/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Languages
Spanish highly perfered
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  04/22/2020  To  07/08/2020 

Contact Steph Di Verde
1125 E Southern Ave
Mesa   AZ   85204
6232239252
VISTAleader@handsonphoenix.org
handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86566


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