The second year VISTA at UHP will be responsible for enhancing the UHP marketing and communications strategies, as well as assisting with an overall clinic rebranding during 2020 and 2021. The VISTA member will be responsible for researching marketing trends and strategies in the area as well as developing materials based on community survey results conducted by the year one VISTA. They will also be responsible for increasing community awareness of UHP's services through social media and community outreach events.
The AmeriCorps VISTA Program is designed to function as a stateside Peace Corps, which places high quality, dedicated individuals in poverty facing non-profit organizations throughout the country. AmeriCorps VISTA is one of many programs through the Corporation for National and Community Service. Over the course of the year, VISTA Members receive a bi-weekly living allowance of $500. VISTA Members serve on a full-time basis for one full calendar year. Upon completion of Service, VISTA Members are eligible to receive $6,345 Education Award or $1,800 cash stipend. The education award may be used to repay qualified student loans, or can be used to pay for tuition or other educational expenses at eligible universities (including graduate programs) and vocational schools. Today, over 7,000 VISTA Members serve to alleviate the burden of poverty felt by over 46 Million Americans. To learn more about VISTA, click here: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista
The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics, (TXACC) founded in 2003 is a private, not for profit 501(c)3 membership association that supports Texas' free and charitable clinics. Through mentoring, the provision of resources and education and advocacy efforts, TXACC seeks to strengthen the charitable clinic network in Texas. The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics VISTA Program is looking to place individuals who are committed to national service and public health in the clinics throughout Texas that are dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to low-income individuals. Our VISTA Members will be working on various projects at free and charitable clinics across Texas with the goal of expanding affordable healthcare. VISTA Program members will be provided with on-going support and training, as well as invaluable experience in the healthcare field.
Monthly living allowance of $1000
Child Care Assistance
End of Service Award of either $6,345 Education Award or $1,800 Cash Stipend
On-Going Training and Professional Development
Non-Competitive Eligibility for Federal Employment
At Least 18 Years Old
Commitment to National Service and solutions to poverty
Interest in learning about the workings of free and reduced healthcare systems.
To enhance the overall ability of Texas charitable
clinics to provide the highest level of care.
To foster the best charitable clinic
system in the nation.
The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics, TXACC, is a private nonprofit organiztaion that provides support, education, rsources and advocacy to free and charitable clinics statewide in Texas. These are clinics largely run by volunteers providing low cost care to people who are low-income and uninsured.
TXACC and its members share a common mission of addressing the needs of the uninsured using the generosity of our communities as a base for our operations. Millions of dollars of healthcare services are provided through TXACC clinics each year. TXACC’s role in the provision of these services is to ensure that charitable clinics have the resources, capacity and information they need to provide quality, measurable and impactful healthcare services.