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HandsOn VISTA

Onward Hope Transitional Services Member 

 

Job Summary

HandsOn VISTA - Onward Hope Transitional Services Member

 

Serve with Onward Hope as a part of the HandsOn VISTA Team! ABOUT THE SITE AND THE ROLE: See the ‘Members Duties’ section below. ABOUT HandsOn Greater Phoenix: For over 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 training with the other HandsOn VISTA members, and lead a monthly community volunteering opportunity. APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL FILLED. PLEASE APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOR BEST CONSIDERATION!

 

Responsibilities and Duties

​Join Onward Hope to revitalize their volunteer recruitment and management systems! Onward Hope service at-risk populations 0-29, including youth in and from foster care, homeless young adults, juvenile justice-involved individuals, pregnant and parenting teens and young adults, single parents, low socioeconomic status groups, victims of sex trafficking, and runaways. The successful applicant will be tasked with creating and implementing volunteer recruitment and management plan along with engaging new volunteers and community partners to expand the resources available to clients. The future VISTA members ideally have some experience either in nonprofits, social work, human services, or child welfare; can be comfortable presenting groups of 30 or more, and is a self-motivated creative problem solver who can take the initiative with little guidance. Obtaining an AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card and passing of Dep. of Child Safety Background Check will be required.

 

Qualifications and Skills

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Benefits

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CONTACT:

Adriana Rodriguez

1125 E Southern Ave

Mesa   AZ   85204

623-223-9252

VISTAleader@handsonphoenix.org

handsonphoenix.org/beaVISTA

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Onward Hope, Inc is an equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. In doing so, we comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to ensure an equal employment opportunity for everyone. We don’t discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,  national origin, age, disability, citizenship, military service obligation, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Our policies and personnel practices are intended to ensure that all of us are treated equally with regard to recruiting, hiring, and advancement, and our decisions on employment are made to further the principle of equal employment opportunities for employees.