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NYC Department for the Aging VISTA Summer Associate 10
New York City is home to approximately 1.64 million older adults, and the Department for the Aging (DFTA) is committed to helping them age in their homes and communities. Our mission is to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of diverse older adults. During the COVID-19 crisis, older adults who were homebound before the outbreak AND older adults who are homebound now due to the outbreak may experience increased difficulty addressing vital needs. DFTA is leading a coordinated effort to conduct wellness checks and connect older adults to the vital services that they may need now. If you are a data-focused individual and/or project manager who is interested in the development and implementation of a new initiative, then this role is the right fit for you! NOTE: This is a teleservice position. The VISTA Summer Associate will need to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and cellphone to perform their assignments.
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Member Duties : The VISTA Summer Associate’s responsibilities include: support DFTA staff to oversee and monitor the completion of wellness assessments and follow-up calls; support DFTA in identifying and sharing of best practices; support DFTA in data and trend analysis; assist DFTA staff and community partners in implementing a range of support resources that support social engagement and connection to community and cultural resources; support the development of materials and documents for senior service providers and seniors regarding wellness resources; and support DFTA in project management, organization, and follow-up of various forms/approaches/categories of social engagement.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Elder Care . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Leadership ,  Counseling ,  Team Work . 
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NYC Department for the Aging VISTA Summer Associate 10

Program Start/End Date
06/29/2020  -   08/28/2020

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  


Accepting Applications
From  05/20/2020  To  06/12/2020 

Contact Aaron Miner
253 Broadway
New York   NY   10007
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 96376