The VISTA Member will participate in capacity building activities for organizations which may include, volunteer recruitment, grant writing, program coordination and more.
Activities assigned by Supervisor.
Community Need Addressed
The primary focus of our service projects will be access to Health Care and Health Education.
The VISTA member will be primarily responsible for creating capacity for new and existing programs.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance, Training
Skills you will gain
Public Speaking , Team Work , Community Organization , Leadership , Social Services , Public Health , Communications , Non-Profit Management
Competencies You Will Develop
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy
Stay positive and outcome oriented
Accepts responsibility, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job
Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients