City of Phoenix Choice Neighborhoods

HandsOn Greater Phoenix

About the organization

Serve as a part of the HandsOn VISTA Team! Our VISTA Director is an RPCV (Mongolia), so we understand your experience and can work with you if you are interviewing while still in country! A VISTA year can be an excellent way to transition back to the US. For nearly 25 years, HandsOn Greater Phoenix has worked with nonprofits, Title I schools, neighborhood associations and government entities to assess and meet the volunteer needs of the Greater Phoenix area. The HandsOn VISTA program supports 20 VISTA members at multiple placement sites across the valley. Our VISTA members enable our community service partners to expand capacity and build lasting infrastructure by creating the processes and tools needed to effectively access and utilize valuable resources. HandsOn VISTA members will improve their own capacity for leading communities during and beyond their terms of service by developing their knowledge, skills, and abilities related to volunteer mobilization, civic engagement

Duties

Join the City of Phoenix Housing Department to help empower a local community in making use of a large federal grant to improve their neighborhood. The mission of the Housing Department is: To provide quality affordable housing and a pathway to self-sufficiency. To be recognized as a high performing and innovative agency by creating and sustaining diversified affordable housing opportunities while empowering residents toward stability and economic independence. The successful applicant will conduct outreach to stakeholders in the Edison-Eastlake Community to aid in community development of the program target areas. You will also assist in sustaining the planning and implementation process by organizing and assisting in capacity building of community groups in the program area to ensure continuous membership involvement. In this position you will gain solid experience in how a large federal grant actually operates on the ground in city government to impact people in need.

Qualifications

Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age

Must be able to pass a Federal Background check

Must be able to work in the United States

Preferred qualities :

A passionate interest for service and volunteerism

The ability to pursue and dynamically engage people from all walks of life

A creative mind that will work with partners to help eradicate poverty"

Salary

12,000 gross

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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