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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 Aging of North Central Texas in empowering older adults to lead independent and dignified lives. Experience a dynamic service year in the American Dream City, located in the booming Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. This site is located near Six Flags, AT&T Stadium, and a University of Texas campus with access to world class museums, theaters, and fine restaurants.

Are you a compassionate and reliable team player?
Dive into the world of aging services! As an Age Well Live Well VISTA Member, you will serve as a catalyst for change. You will work with community members to advance local solutions for local challenges. You can gain experience in public health, volunteer recruitment, partnership building, and community engagement. There are two VISTA Member positions available at this site.

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About Texas Health and Human Services Commission Aging Services Coordination

Location:

701 West 51st Street, Austin, TX 78751, US

Mission Statement

Texas Health and Human Services Mission: Improving the health, safety and well-being of Texans with good stewardship of public resources. Vision: Making a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Description

The Aging Services Coordination (ASC) office coordinates and promotes the states aging services and programs to ensure older Texans and communities are provided with information and resources to help them prepare for aging issues. ASC also administers programs and special projects designed to grow local capacity and enhance the quality of life for older Texans.

ASC Mission

Support older Texans to age and live well by:

  • connecting and coordinating aging services and programs;
  • building partnerships to enhance and expand existing resources;
  • raising awareness of aging issues and available resources; and
  • creating innovative programs to meet needs.
Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

North Central Texas Council of Governments616 Six Flags DriveArlington, TX 76011

(32.75053,-97.06771)
 

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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