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ORGANIZATION: Texas Association of Charitable Clinics

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At HOPE Family Health Center, the third year VISTA will increase community awareness of HOPE services and develop new programs with a primary goal of community engagement. The VISTA will aim to build a culture of community engagement and increase awareness of HOPE activities and programs by coordinating with HOPE staff to remove common barriers regarding access to quality health care. Member activities include creating and publishing communication and outreach materials for community members and potential clients, recruiting volunteers and organizing events that create opportunities for community engagement, coordinating with care team and business analyst on weekly basis to assess communities and patients eligible for additional assistance, and reviewing and updating common resources binder and services provided by collaborating organizations for services not offered at HOPE.

Interested applicants can APPLY HERE: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=112306

Contact: txaccvistaleader@gmail.com with questions or to request more information.

Program Benefits:

  • Monthly living allowance of $1,150
  • 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:

  • High School 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
  • English required and Spanish is a benefit

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About Texas Association of Charitable Clinics

Location:

3710 Cedar Street #284, Austin, TX 78705, US

Mission Statement

Enhancing the overall ability of Texas Charitable Clinics to provide the highest level of care.

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.

Texas Association of Charitable Clinics (TXACC) is a private, not-for-profit membership association - 501 (c)(3) that supports Texas’ free and charitable clinics.

Through mentoring, the provision of resources, education, advocacy efforts, and services, TXACC seeks to strengthen the charitable clinic system in Texas. Each of our more than 70 clinics is an independent enterprise. Some are faith-based, others are community-based. All are established as 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organizations.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Health & Medicine, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8101 Cameron RoadAustin, TX 78754

(30.33627,-97.683)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Service terms with Americorps are one year in length.

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