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HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix, City Manager’s Office
 
 
 
Serve with the City of Phoenix City Manager's Office 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 the City Manager's Office of the 5th largest city in the nation to create and support volunteer-led projects that help enhance the well being of some of the most vulnerable communities in Phoenix! The successful applicant will be a key member of the Volunteer Office team, collaborating to strengthen existing programs and services while building new opportunities to support our most vulnerable residents by continuing the development and the sustainability of pilot programs aimed at enhancing the health and well being of citizens. Programs like We're Cool - connecting those at risk to heat safety information and cooling centers - and the Citizen Forester Program - improving heat resiliency in low income areas by increasing tree shade coverage. Mitigate the impact of rising urban temperatures on low-income communities, seniors and people of color while gaining valuable professional experience on how policy becomes reality and promoting volunteerism across Phoenix.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*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 :
None
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Communications ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - City of Phoenix, City Manager’s Office

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  

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 92593


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