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Academy of Lifelong Learning Community Outreach Specialist
As a VISTA member at Texas Southmost College you will help disrupt the cycle of poverty in an underserved region by designing a customized anti-poverty initiative. TSC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) provides short, non-credit courses that are informative and affordable to communities across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including topics such as family and immigration law, computers, self-defense, and nutrition. The VISTA’s major functions include assessing current ALL resources, strengthening existing community partnerships and forging new ones, convening stakeholder meetings to determine course desirability and/or additional data needed, analyzing data and assist in producing an ALL strategic plan, and leading the development of marketing materials to include recruitment of both faculty and participants. Located at the tip of Texas, adjacent to Mexico and 20 miles from South Padre Island, Texas Southmost College is a medium-sized community college located on the grounds of historic Fort Brown. VISTAs will promote social justice in a bicultural environment while building skills in leadership, project management, and communication. The candidate should possess the following knowledge and skills: strong organizational skills; ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with students, college employees and the public; ability to handle sensitive and extensive confidential data; and the ability to perform and excel in a high-tech all-digital environment.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Working in a bicultural environment on the Texas Gulf Coast region, the VISTA will leverage best practices and build capacity to dramatically reduce the effects of poverty by mobilizing citizens’ gifts and talents. The VISTA will assist in extending the reach of the college’s Academy of Lifelong Learning at five sites across the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education . 
Skills :
Education ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

Academy of Lifelong Learning Community Outreach Specialist

Program Start/End Date
12/07/2020  -   12/06/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  01/20/2020  To  12/07/2020 

Contact Angela McCauley
80 Fort Brown St
Brownsville   TX   78520
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 93246