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ORGANIZATION: Billings-Metro VISTA Project

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*This is a one year service term as a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA Member beginning July 5, 2022

Member Duties :
Help veterans obtain access to emotional support and service animals to assist in coping with the impacts of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with Dog Tag Buddies! The overall goal of this project is to connect veterans seeking healthcare services to treat PTSD and / or TBI to emotional support or service animals through Dog Tag Buddies. The VISTA involved in this project will assist Dog Tag Buddies in its path to receiving Assistance Dogs International (ADI) accreditation through the review and refinement of all policies, procedures, and quality controls. Official accreditation will boost the organizations funding stream, allowing them to invest more into the healthcare services they provide. The VISTA will expand support for Dog Tag Buddies by assisting with material and technological developments that streamline the current client tracking system in order to make it more safe, accessible, and sustainable for current and future veterans.

Program Benefits :
Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Health Coverage* , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .


*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Accepting Applications: From 04/05/2022 To 07/01/2022
Apply here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=102708

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About Billings-Metro VISTA Project

Location:

2825 3rd Ave N, Billings, MT 59101, US

Mission Statement

AmeriCorps VISTA supports efforts to alleviate poverty by encouraging individuals from all walks of life to engage in a year of full-time service with a sponsoring organization to create or expand programs designed to bring individuals and communities out of poverty.

Description

VISTA members work to create or expand community-based programs, services, and systems that prevent and intervene in homelessness through capacity-building activities in the following priority areas: Education, Economic Opportunity, and Healthy Futures

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Veterans & Military Families
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

924 Pine Ridge LaneLn 4Billings, MT 59105

(45.84632,-108.46294)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Program Start/End Date: 07/05/2022 - 07/04/2023 Work Schedule: Full Time
  • Education level: College graduate Age Requirement Minimum: 18 Maximum: None

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