North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging VISTA Member
WhenMon Apr 23, 2018 08:00 AM - Fri Apr 26, 2019 05:00 PM
Where616 Six Flags DriveArlington, TX 76011
The Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas is currently looking for an AmeriCorps VISTA member to support Age Well Live Well and the programs of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA). VISTAs have a chance to live and serve in the community and work on a focus area of their choice. For a one year commitment, VISTAs receive a modest living allowance, a $5,815 education award (to put towards education expenses like student loans), health and childcare coverage, and more.
The Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas is one of seven AAAs partnering with Texas Health and Human Services for an AmeriCorps VISTA project. The VISTA project will work to support Age Well Live Well which encourages people and communities to take the necessary actions today to ensure a healthy tomorrow. VISTA member duties will include:
- Community Outreach to recruit volunteers that provide counseling services, advocacy, nutrition, and health education for older adults.
- Creating community partnerships.
- Creating a toolkit to be used for community outreach in both urban and rural settings.
To view the position posting and apply for this VISTA position visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=78379&fromSearch=true
To learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA visit: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorpsvista
To learn about the Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas visit: http://www.nctcog.org/cs/aging/
- Basic Computer Skills
- Internet Research
- Public Speaking
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 40 hours a week
- Apply for positing: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=78379&fromSearch=true