THN AmeriCorps VISTA Resource Development Specialist


Cause Areas


Mon Apr 24, 2017 - Fri Apr 27, 2018


2226 Washington AvenueWaco, TX 76701


Texas Homeless Network - Waco, TX
Full-time ▲ $990 a month (living allowance) ▲ End of year stipend or education award

Project Details: The Texas Homeless Network (THN) works to provide solutions to end homelessness in Texas communities through education, resources and advocacy. Currently, THN has VISTA members placed throughout the state working on capacity building and program development to assist communities in ending homelessness. This VISTA project will build capacity and provide program development to support an after school teen nurturing center that provides unaccompanied homeless students with wrap-around resources and support they need to graduate from high school fully prepared for college, a training program, or the workplace. The impact of the project will minimize barriers and maximize opportunities for youth living in poverty and who are currently, or at risk of being homeless.

Position Responsibilities: 1.) Assist in development of volunteer program. 2.) Recruit, train, and assist in management of volunteers. 3.) Assist in the design and coordination of resources. 4.) Research best practices in service delivery for unaccompanied homeless youth, and report findings to agency staff. 5.) Attend community meetings connected to hunger, education, financial literacy, and homelessness. 6.) Evaluate current program methods. 7.) Identify and create a database of appropriate funding sources. 8.) Assist in grant proposal writing. 9.) Provide support in managing a donor database. 10.) Promote the organization’s mission and services in the community.

*For consideration, all applicants must complete the online application:


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Full-Time
  • one year commitment to service

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