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HandsOn VISTA - Creighton Community Foundation
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. 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 : 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 : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Yes, ask during phone interview ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Environment ,  Hunger ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Environment ,  Recruitment . 
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HandsOn VISTA - Creighton Community Foundation

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  

Spanish strongly preferred

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

Contact Makayla Hansman
1125 E Southern Ave
Mesa   AZ   85204
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 92594