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Aging Services AmeriCorps VISTA Project

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ORGANIZATION: Texas Health and Human Services Commission Aging Services Coordination

  • 7 people are interested

Be part of a team that will help to enrich the lives of older Texans and their caregivers. These AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) positions at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), a large state agency with headquarters in Austin, will provide VISTA members with opportunities to gain professional experience.

VISTA members in the Aging Services AmeriCorps VISTA project will be a part of a team of innovative professionals who work to enhance aging services and programs throughout HHSC. The selected members will work in offices across HHSC on projects that strengthen cross-coordination among offices serving older adults, improve understanding of aging related issues and needs, and increase capacity to provide services for older adults in Texas. The selected members will gain experience in aging services, public health, partnership building, community engagement and will have the opportunity to gain professional experience while working in a state government setting.

We are seeking applicants for the following positions:

  • Aging Services Coordination VISTA Leader (Note: This position requires one year of pervious AmeriCorps VISTA or national service experience.)
  • Person Centered Practices Program VISTA Member
  • Long-term Care Regulatory VISTA Member
  • Opioid Response VISTA Member

AmeriCorps VISTA is a unique program. AmeriCorps VISTA members have a chance to live and serve in the community and focus area of their choice. For a one-year commitment, VISTA members receive a modest living allowance, a $6,095 education award (to put towards education expenses like student loans), health and childcare coverage, and many more benefits. For general information about AmeriCorps VISTA, visit https://americorps.gov/serve/fit-finder/americorps-vista. Reach out to find out more about each posting.

The successful candidate will have an interest in older adults; an interest in public service; excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work on multiple projects at once; a collaborative spirit; practice creating resources for the public; and an understanding of Microsoft products (e.g., Outlook, excel, word, PowerPoint and Teams).

1 Shift

  • 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
    These are AmeriCorps VISTA positions. VISTA members serve for a year, serve 35-40 hours a week and receive a stipend from AmeriCorps.

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About Texas Health and Human Services Commission Aging Services Coordination


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.


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.


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This opportunity has 1 shift


701 West 51st StreetAustin, TX 78751



  • Elder care
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours a week.
  • Applicants must apply through the AmeriCorps system: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do.

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