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 San Jose Clinic, the first year VISTA will develop and enhance the volunteer on-boarding process, continue development on partnerships and community outreach, and advance the engagement and appreciation of volunteers. Member activities include researching, documenting, and developing recruiting opportunities both through direct communication with the community and an active social media presence, creating a streamlined on-boarding process utilizing various software systems such as excel, identifying and documenting additional partnership and outreach opportunities, attending community outreach events and creating and maintaining a quarterly volunteer newsletter.
Interested applicants create a profile on the Americorps Portal here: https://my.amer icorps.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=109913&fromSearch=true. Contact email@example.com with questions or to request more information.
· 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
· Relocation Allowance
· Child Care Assistance
· High School Graduate
· At Least 18 Years Old
· Commitment to National Service and solutions to
· 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
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus
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…