Make a positive impact in the lives of older adults! Serve a year in Weslaco, TX
Make a positive impact in the lives of older adults!
Join the Area Agency on Lower Rio Grande Valley in empowering older adults to lead independent and dignified lives. Experience a metropolitan service year in the City of Palms a wonderful location for bird watching and biking.
Are you an active listener that is highly organized, open-minded, and comfortable with public speaking?
Dive into the world of aging services! As an Age Well Live Well VISTA Member, you will serve as a catalyst for change while working under limited supervision. You will work with community members to advance local solutions for local challenges. You can gain experience in public health, Evidence-Based Interventions, partnership building, and community engagement while fighting inequality in a community with a fast-growing older adult population.
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About Texas Health and Human Services Commission Aging Services Coordination
PO Box 149030, Austin, TX 78714, US
Improving the health, safety and well-being of Texans with good stewardship of public resources.
Texas Health and Human Services provides a range of services for older Texans that help ensure their well-being, dignity and choice. Programs also are in place to support family caregivers.
Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council301 West Railroad StreetWeslaco, TX 78596
- Elder care
- Community Outreach
- Resource Development / Management
- Internet Research
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) members serve full time for one-year terms for up to five years. Join the nearly 8,000 annually who make this commitment.
- Access to a car is required. Excellent communication skills, including active listening, are essential. We recommend that candidates begin researching housing options in the area as soon as possible.