AmeriCorps VISTA North Texas

Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc.

About the organization

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) meets compelling needs in Denton County by recruiting and placing adults 55 plus within the following focus areas: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures and other Community Priorities based on assessed needs.

Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc. also hosts an AmeriCorps VISTA program.The mission of AmeriCorps VISTA is to start, strengthen, or expand programs, systems or services that help people move out of poverty. To put it simply, AmeriCorps VISTA is a domestic Peace Corps. AmeriCorps VISTA has been helping build communities across America for the last 50 years and continues to assist in the alleviation of poverty issues.

Duties

We have multiple full time volunteer opportunities in the North Texas area to share with our returning Peace Corps Volunteers. AmeriCorps VISTA prides its founding identity as the "State-Side Peace Corps" and would like to offer the following Volunteer Roles:

CHILDREN AT RISK - Partnership & Research VISTA (2) (Houston, TX)
Network of Community Ministries - Development/Marketing VISTA (Richardson, TX)
Network of Community Ministries - Programs VISTA (Richardson, TX)
Community Enrichment Center - Community Engagement VISTA (North Richland Hills, TX)
Community Enrichment Center - Family Engagement VISTA (North Richland Hills, TX)
Plano Community Homes - Social Media Marketing VISTA (Plano, TX)
Pathfinders - Resource Development VISTA (Fort Worth,TX)
Health Services of North Texas - Communications VISTA (Denton, TX)
Minnie's Food Pantry - Community Engagement VISTA (Plano, TX)
In My Shoes - Marketing and Development VISTA

Qualifications

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, 18 or older, and the ability to pass a background and references check.

Salary

$479-$509 (Bi-weekly Stipend)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

We have several positions to be filled on April 10th, any openings that do not fill due to lack of qualified applicants or unanticipated issues related to COVID-19 will be rolled over to a June or July Start Date.

Please contact us for updated information as things are changing rapidly and we will do our best to accommodate your choice to serve in our capacity building program.

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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.


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