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Dougherty Arts Center Outreach and Engagement VISTA (Austin)
The VISTA project will increase art programming, education, and professional development opportunities for teens and youth of low-income families and underserved communities to break the cycle of poverty in Austin and increase accessibility to cultural arts. The VISTA will work to build the capacity of the Dougherty Arts Center by developing a sustainable model for an arts-based community outreach program and a teen professional development program.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Develop a framework for a progressive teen program that focuses on developing job readiness skills for participants 15-19 years of age, ensuring that the program principles align with the City of Austin’s PRIDE values and prepares participants to pursue art education and/or a career in the arts. Investigate funding and partnership opportunities with other City of Austin Departments, non-profit and community organizations, and universities, and investigate the feasibility of partnership opportunities. Expand the work of the current DAC projects to better reach youth and teens in low-income areas.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Education . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications . 
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Dougherty Arts Center Outreach and Engagement VISTA (Austin)

Program Start/End Date
08/03/2020  -   08/02/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  05/21/2020  To  08/03/2020 

Contact Chad Walters
7201 Levander Loop
Austin   TX   78702
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 96424