African-American Youth Harvest Foundation Technology VISTA

City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA

About the organization

The City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA Program works with City departments and local nonprofits to build capacity, in order to provide resources and services to the Austin neighborhoods and communities that may otherwise be left behind by Austin's historic disparities and future growth. The AmeriCorps members serving with the City of Austin AmeriCorps VISTA Program work in such diverse fields as education, health, waste reduction, and housing to cover the myriad ways poverty affects these neighborhoods and communities.


Bolster enrollment in technology certification programs to aid underserved youth in the ability to gain technological knowledge. Evaluate on-boarding process. Research and compile resources for technology programs targeting a variety of age groups, from early childhood to adult education. Participate in advisory and planning groups. Create recommendations to connect clients to technology mentors, businesses for internship opportunities, and other career and leadership planning/coordination. Create partnerships with local schools. Recruit students of different age groups for technology programs. Coordinate outreach for one-on-one and group sessions. Collect and track data to improve AAYHF programs. Bolster marketing and communications efforts to increase awareness and garner buy-in from key stakeholders. Track fundraising campaigns and events such as SECC, technology showcases, annual fundraising event, and other on-line giving campaigns to build organizational capacity.


Bachelor's Degree


1314$ / month

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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