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NYC VISTA: DSS Engagement Capacity VISTA
The Human Resources Administration (HRA) assists over three million low-income and vulnerable New Yorkers annually through the effective and efficient administration of more than 12 major public benefits programs, which reflects thie priority of addressing poverty and income inequality. The Department of Social Services (DSS) is comprised of the administrative units of the NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). Through integrated management for HRA and DHS, client services can be provided more seamlessly and effectively. The City leverages shared services functions across agencies, which results in better day-to-day management and building an integrated mission across agencies.
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Member Duties : The DSS Office of Advocacy and Outreach’s (OAO) Engagement Capacity VISTA member will develop strategies to engage community based organizations (CBOs) to broaden partner membership and support both CBO partners and New Yorkers with increasing usage of HRA systems - such as the ACCESS HRA - to expand benefits access for New Yorkers in need and address food insecurity and income inequality. The ACCESS HRA program helps reduce poverty in New York city. The VISTA member will also support project by tracking outreach efforts to LGBTQI, disabled, and immigrant populations to insure that low-income new Yorkers are served.
Program Benefits : Monthly Unlimited Metrocard ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Public Speaking . 
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NYC VISTA: DSS Engagement Capacity VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/04/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Accepting Applications
From  05/10/2019  To  07/19/2019 

Contact Aaron Miner
253 Broadway
New York   NY   10007
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89194