Age Well Live Well VISTA Member (West Central Texas Area Agency on Aging)

Texas Health and Human Services

About the organization

Texas Health and Human Services has hundreds of programs and services that help more than 7 million Texans a month live better lives, and it’s our strong foundation of dedicated people who make it happen every single day.

Duties

•Research current efforts, including volunteerism, in communities
•Assess current partnerships and identify new potential partners for outreach
•Develop a strong volunteer recruitment and training program
•Develop regional plans and committees
•Provide training to community members and professionals
•Coordinate and facilitate meetings with partner organizations
•Spearhead regional events
•Collaborate with community professionals and agency staff to increase access to health and wellness activities and resources for seniors and persons with a disability
•Create and implement a sustainability plan

Qualifications

Are you a self-starter, who asks questions, expresses their needs, and communicates well? Dive into the world of aging services! As an Age Well Live Well VISTA Member, you will serve as a catalyst for change. You will work with community members to advance local solutions for local challenges. You can gain experience in public health, partnership building, and community engagement.

•You must have access to reliable transportation and have a clean driving record
•Your hours may include some early mornings, nights, and weekend

Salary

Living Stipend + Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply for this position, you will need to create a profile and an application on the website my.americorps.gov.

Before responding to this announcement, please review the Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of all positions posted to this jobs board. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.


Does this sound like the position for you?

Apply to job