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HandsOn VISTA - Esperanca
 
 
 
Serve with Esperanca 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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Member Duties : Join Esperanca to improve the health and provide hope for families in the poorest communities of the world through sustainable disease prevention, education, and treatment. The successful applicant will work with knowledgeable staff help launch an exciting new program empowering high school students with knowledge and opportunity to be of service while improving their own health and creating a path for their future. You will do this by: (1) Creating and/or finalizing marketing and communications materials for distribution to 6 target schools to recruit students into the summer program and create a list of students interested in future opportunities. (2) Coordinating all logistics for the summer program and classes including coordinating and attending parent-orientation while also securing guest speakers, arranging classroom supplies and tracking the project budget. (3) Compiling and analyze data from evaluations looking for successes and opportunities to adapt future programming.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Yes, ask during phone interview ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*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 :
Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Public Health ,  Communications . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - Esperanca

Program Start/End Date
02/18/2020  -   02/18/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Languages
Spanish helpful

Accepting Applications
From  11/22/2019  To  12/29/2019 

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

Listing ID 92592


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