Aging Services AmeriCorps VISTA Project
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Recruiting Organization: Texas Health and Human Services- Aging Services Coordination
Be part of a nine-person 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. These positions start on February 14, 2022.
We are seeking applicants for the following positions:
- Medicaid CHIP Services VISTA Member
- Behavioral Health Services Special Projects Unit VISTA Member
- Behavioral Health Services Adult Mental Health VISTA Member
- Family Violence Program VISTA Member
- Aging Services Coordination VISTA Leader (Note: This position requires one year of pervious AmeriCorps VISTA or national service experience.)
- Aging Services Coordination VISTA Member
- Disability Services Coordination VISTA Member
- Long-term Care Regulatory VISTA Member
AmeriCorps VISTA is a unique program. You have a chance to live and serve in the community and focus area of your 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 this page. Reach out to find out more about each posting.
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