Age Well Live Well VISTA Member- East Texas

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Texas Health and Human Services- Aging Services Coordination

The Area Agency on Aging of East 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 East 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:

  • Researching best practices for volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Coordinating and collaborating with program leads
  • Drafting policy and procedure guide
  • Developing a tracking system
  • Implementing best practices
  • Facilitating quarterly volunteer trainings
  • Engaging and collaborating with community leaders

To view the position posting and apply for this VISTA position visit: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=78545&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.easttexasaaa.org/

2 More opportunities with Texas Health and Human Services- Aging Services Coordination

Seniors

WHEN

Tue Aug 21, 2018 - Fri Aug 23, 2019
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

3800 Stone RoadKilgore, TX 75662

(32.380993,-94.8327)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • Recruiting
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours a week
  • Visit https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=78545&fromSearch=true

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