The mission of American YouthWorks (AYW) is to provide young people with opportunities to build careers, strengthen communities, and improve the environment through education, on-the-job training, and service to others. Our YouthBuild (YB) Program is a holistic youth services program that combines academics with career training, leadership development, and community service at no cost to our students. We offer young adults, ages 16 to 24, the opportunity to complete their education by earning a high school diploma or GED. Students also receive paid career training and certification in computer technology, healthcare, or green construction. In this position, the VISTA will build the capacity to expand impactful programming through the development of new partnerships, marketing, and event planning.
1. Utilize Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, and Tik Tok to expand social media presence and increase participants and partnerships within the YB programs. Continue updating and expanding social media presence to spread awareness about YB programming.
3. Develop and implement marketing materials that communicate YB student's stories and successes to the Central Texas community.
2. Teach staff to use social media programs effectively to continue use after VISTA member’s service.
3. Work with key stakeholders, community organizations, and individuals dedicated to expanding service to Opportunity Youth in the Central Texas Area.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Training
Childcare assistance if eligible, College Credit, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
GED/High School Diploma, Credential or Certification
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
High School Diploma/GED/Some College Prefered
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
18 - 28