Aging Services Coordination VISTA Member

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

About the organization

Texas Health and Human Services — which includes the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Department of State Health Services — has hundreds of programs and services that help more than 7 million Texans a month live better lives.

Duties

Make a positive impact in the lives of older Texans! Join the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (TXHHSC) Aging Services Coordination (ASC) office in Austin. As an ASC VISTA Member, you will be a part of a team of innovative professionals who work to enhance aging services and programs throughout TXHHSC. The selected Member will work on statewide awareness campaigns, resources and projects that educate and motivate individuals, organizations and community leadership to take a proactive approach to aging. Member projects fall under the three core elements of the Age Well Live Well campaign - Be Healthy, Be Connected and Be Informed. The selected Member will gain experience in aging services, public health, evidence-based interventions, partnership building, community engagement and will have the opportunity to gain professional experience while working in a state government setting. The ASC VISTA Member will support the campaigns and programs of the Aging Services Coordination office. Responsibilities include: • Developing a system of outreach to underserved older adults across Texas; • Supporting the Know Your Neighbor campaign; • Creating materials and resources for the AWLW campaign and ATW initiative; and • Providing capacity building services to other ASC programs as needed.

Qualifications

An interest in working in a state government setting and with programs and resources for older adults.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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