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Volunteer Coordinator VISTA (Tomball, TX)

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ORGANIZATION: Texas Association of Charitable Clinics

Are you a volunteer warrior? Do you want a career in service? Join AmeriCorps VISTA! The program is designed to function as a stateside Peace Corps, which places high quality, dedicated individuals in poverty-facing non-profit organizations throughout the country. VISTA Members serve on a full-time basis for one full calendar year. Upon completion of Service, VISTA Members are eligible to receive $6,335 Education Award or $1,800 cash stipend. The education award may be used to repay qualified student loans or can be used to pay for tuition or other educational expenses at eligible universities (including graduate programs) and vocational schools. To learn more about VISTA, click here: https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista.

The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics VISTA Program seeks to place members who are committed to national service and public health in the clinics throughout Texas that are dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to low-income individuals. VISTA Program members will be provided with on-going support and training, as well as invaluable experience in the healthcare field.

At TOMAGWA HealthCare Ministries, the first year VISTA will establish new infrastructure surrounding the existing volunteer outreach program, as well as develop strategies to enhance the current system. The VISTA will identify potential changes to TOMAGWA’s outreach strategy regarding prospecting of potential volunteers using print and digital media. Member activities include performing interviews and surveys of current volunteers and recruitment partners, researching other successful programs and sites and adapting their strategies as needed, developing operational policies and procedures for the volunteer program such as recruitment strategies and processes, and designing a streamlined orientation process for onboarding new volunteers.

Interested applicants create a profile on the Americorps Portal here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/recruit/registration.do. After the profile is complete, go to our listing to apply: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=109935&fromSearch=true. Contact dale@texasacc.org with questions or to request more information.

Program Benefits:

  • Monthly living allowance of $1028
  • Competitive Health Insurance through IMG; or Health Allowance for those with pre-existing healthcare coverage
  • End of Service Award of either $6,335 Education Award or $1,800 Cash Stipend
  • Non-Competitive Eligibility for Federal Employment
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Child Care Assistance

Qualifications:

  • College Graduate
  • At Least 18 Years Old
  • Commitment to National Service and solutions to poverty
  • Interest in learning about the workings of free and reduced healthcare systems.
  • Responsible for finding own housing.
  • Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus

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About Texas Association of Charitable Clinics

Location:

3710 Cedar Street #213, Austin, TX 78705, US

Mission Statement

Mission To enhance the overall ability of Texas charitable clinics to provide the highest level of care. Vision To foster the best charitable clinic system in the nation.

Description

The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics, TXACC, is a private nonprofit organiztaion that provides support, education, rsources and advocacy to free and charitable clinics statewide in Texas. These are clinics largely run by volunteers providing low cost care to people who are low-income and uninsured.

TXACC and its members share a common mission of addressing the needs of the uninsured using the generosity of our communities as a base for our operations. Millions of dollars of healthcare services are provided through TXACC clinics each year. TXACC’s role in the provision of these services is to ensure that charitable clinics have the resources, capacity and information they need to provide quality, measurable and impactful healthcare services.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

455 School StreetSuite 30Tomball, TX 77375

(30.08722,-95.61857)
 

SKILLS

  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Resource Development / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 hours per week, 9-5 is preferred but schedule can be flexible
  • Housing not provided, VISTA must be willing to either commute or relocate to commutable distance from project site (relocation assistance provided)

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