Development Associate VISTA (Leander, TX)

Texas Association of Charitable Clinics

About the organization

The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics, (TXACC) founded in 2003 is a private, not for profit 501(c)3 membership association that supports Texas' free and charitable clinics. Through mentoring, the provision of resources and education and advocacy efforts, TXACC seeks to strengthen the charitable clinic network in Texas. The Texas Association of Charitable Clinics VISTA Program is looking to place individuals who are committed to national service and public health in the clinics throughout Texas that are dedicated to providing quality healthcare services to low-income individuals. Our VISTA Members will be working on various projects at free and charitable clinics across Texas with the goal of expanding affordable healthcare. VISTA Program members will be provided with on-going support and training, as well as invaluable experience in the healthcare field.

Duties

Samaritan Health Ministries is hiring for a Development Associate VISTA in Leander, TX. The AmeriCorps VISTA Program is designed to function as a stateside Peace Corps, which places high quality, dedicated individuals in poverty facing non-profit organizations throughout the country. AmeriCorps VISTA is one of many programs through the Corporation for National and Community Service. Over the course of the year, VISTA Members receive a bi-weekly living allowance of $514. VISTA Members serve on a full-time basis for one full calendar year. Upon completion of Service, VISTA Members are eligible to receive a Segal Education Award (valued at $6,345) or a $1,800 cash stipend. The education award may be used to repay qualified student loans, or can be used to pay for tuition or other educational expenses at eligible universities (including graduate programs) and vocational schools. Today, over 7,000 VISTA Members serve to alleviate the burden of poverty felt by over 46 Million Americans.

To learn more about VISTA, click here: http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista

Qualifications

Program Benefits:

Monthly living allowance of $1,028
Relocation Allowance
Child Care Assistance
End of Service Award of either $6,345 Education Award or $1,800 Cash Stipend
On-Going Training and Professional Development
Non-Competitive Eligibility for Federal Employment

Qualifications:

College Graduate
At Least 18 Years Old
Commitment to National Service and solutions to poverty
Interest in learning about the workings of free and reduced healthcare systems.
Responsible for finding own housing
Driver‘s License and access to a reliable vehicle
Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Salary

$514 bi-weekly

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

If you have any additional questions, please contact Umera Khan, VISTA Leader at Texas Association of Charitable Clinics at vistale[email protected]

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