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HandOn VISTA - Vets Community Connections
 
 
 
Serve with Vets’ Community Connectionsas 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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Member Duties : Join Vets’ Community Connections to support military and veteran caregivers by building a network of resources that assist caregivers in aiding those who've served our country! As part of VCC’s Caregivers in the Community program, the successful applicant will support the team in serving military/veteran caregivers. This includes evaluating caregiver requests, performing outreach to engage with community and business partners willing to support these requests, and connecting caregivers to the individuals/organizations that can meet their needs. Through this engagement, a higher level of trust will be built in the military/veteran caregiver community, creating more opportunities for the greater community to help meet caregiver needs. You will become familiar with all aspects of the Caregivers in the Community program and will encourage all who care for and support veterans/military to extend that support to military/veteran caregivers.
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Veterans . 
 
Skills :
Veterans . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandOn VISTA - Vets Community Connections

Program Start/End Date
08/19/2019  -   08/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Accepting Applications
From  05/29/2019  To  06/30/2019 

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

Listing ID 89745


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