Make a positive impact in the lives of older adults! Serve a year in Weslaco, TX

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Texas Health and Human Services Commission Aging Services Coordination

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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

Location:

PO Box 149030, Austin, TX 78714, US

Mission Statement

Improving the health, safety and well-being of Texans with good stewardship of public resources.

Description

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.

WHEN

Mon Oct 28, 2019 - Mon Oct 26, 2020
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council301 West Railroad StreetWeslaco, TX 78596

(26.16031,-97.9922)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Recruiting
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management
  • Internet Research

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

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