At Heal the City, our VISTA will be responsible for improving community awareness of the clinic events and services by updating and maintaining HTC's social media (Facebook, Twitter, website) He/she will also be working on improving donor communications by assisting with donors messaging and collaborating with staff on new fundraising ideas. Third, our VISTA will be responsible for improving the marketing materials for HTC, including creating informative donation materials, public presentation flyers and boards for outreach events, and working with local media outlets to gain public awareness.
The Texas Association of Charitable Clinic, (TXACC) founded in 2003 is a private, not for profit 501(c)3 membership association that supports Texas' free and charitable clinics. 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. Our VISTA Members will be working to increase the volunteer and donor bases of clinics throughout Texas. VISTA Program members will be provided with on-going support and training, as well as invaluable experience in the healthcare field.
The AmeriCorps VISTA 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 $5,920 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. Today, over 7,000 VISTA Members serve to alleviate the burden of poverty felt by over 46 Million Americans. To learn more about VISTA, click here: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista
â¢ Monthly living allowance of approx. $1000 (pre-tax)
â¢ Relocation Allowance
â¢ Child Care Assistance
â¢ End of Service Award of either $5,920 Education Award or $1,800 Cash Stipend
â¢ On-Going Training and Professional Development
â¢ Non-Competitive Eligibility for Federal Employment
â¢ College Graduate
â¢ At Least 18 Years Old
â¢ Commitment to National Service and solutions to poverty
â¢ Interest in learning about the workings of free and reduced healthcare systems.
â¢ Responsible for finding own housing.
â¢ Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle
â¢ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
â¢ Bilingual in English and Spanish or an interest in learning Spanish
To Apply, fill out position application here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=85456&fromSearch=true