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HandsOn VISTA - Creighton Community Foundation
 
 
 
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 Creighton Community Foundation 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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Member Duties : Sustainability can alter the vibrancy of low-income inner-city communities forever - come help build a transformed community! The succesful applicant will develop and launch a ½ acre culinary garden program with a sustainable recipe for on-going volunteer support and community participant recruitment and engagement. Creighton Community Foundation labors to bring resources to bear upon life needs and whole person development of people and children within some of the poorest neighborhoods in urban Phoenix. You should have: (1) A passionate interest in food and sustainability initiatives in an urban context. (2) An ability to pursue and dynamically engage people from all walks of life. (3) The ability to construct a plan from an end goal, including on-going steps involving many volunteers and partners. (5) A crazy orientation toward getting things done. (6) A creative orientation with digital tool skills (Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, etc.), writing, and/or marketing helps.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Yes, ask during phone interview ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Public Speaking ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HandsOn VISTA - Creighton Community Foundation

Program Start/End Date
06/22/2020  -   06/21/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ARIZONA   Phoenix/Mesa  

Languages
Spanish strongly preferred
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  04/30/2020  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 92594


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