HandsOn VISTA - Maricopa County Dep. of Public Health

HandsOn Greater Phoenix

About the organization

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, and other areas. In addition to the site-specific work of the individual role all of our VISTA members: participate in 2 AmeriCorps National Days of Service, lead projects at 2 HandsOn community service days, attend monthly VISTA team trainings.

Duties

Join the Maricopa Co. Office of Community Health to help develop a pathway for low-income individuals to become certified Community Health Workers (CHW), improving community health and job opportunities! You will help implement a new population health strategy while developing CHW programming that will make a permanent impact on the lives of vulnerable populations. The successful applicant will refine partnership structures to ensure the CHW pipeline program is set up for success. Along with partners the member will continue and improve a pilot program to recruit and enroll community members into the CHW program. Recruitment efforts might include designing informational materials, developing partnerships with job placement outlets, or creating job fair type opportunities. We seek applicants with technical skills in training design or experience in designing and implementing HIV training. Representation, or strong experience working within, LBGTQ communities strongly desired.

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 per year

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Create an account on :https://my.americorps.gov/"

"Please contact HandsOn Greater Phoenix VISTA Leader Adriana with any questions or concerns : [email protected] / 623-223-9252

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