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Sanford Center for Aging VISTA Leader

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

March 18, 2019 - March 19, 2020

Application Window

January 9, 2019 - February 22, 2019

Location

  • Reno, NV

Contact Information

Jennifer Baker
(775) 682-8001
jbaker23@unr.edu

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Description

The AmeriCorps VISTA Leader is a part of the Sanford Center for Aging's "Enhancing Well-being and Health Outcomes Among Older Adults" project. This position will be based out of the Sanford Center for Aging, at the University of Nevada, Reno's School of Medicine and will help support 10 AmeriCorps VISTA members based out of the Sanford Center, Renown Regional Medical Center, the Dementia Engagement and Research (DEER) Project, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and select community partners. The VISTA leader will be instrumental in supporting capacity building for programs and services that enhance quality of life among older adults while identifying opportunities for integration.

*Qualified candidates for this position will have at least one year of service as a VISTA, AmeriCorps State and National Member, NCCC, or as a Peace Corps Volunteer.*

The AmeriCorps VISTA Leader is a part of the Sanford Center for Aging's "Enhancing Well-being and Health Outcomes Among Older Adults" project. This position will be based out of the Sanford Center for Aging, at the University of Nevada, Reno's School of Medicine and will help support 10 AmeriCorps VISTA members based out of the Sanford Center, Renown Regional Medical Center, the Dementia Engagement and Research (DEER) Project, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and select community partners. The VISTA leader will be instrumental in supporting capacity building for programs and services that enhance quality of life among older adults while identifying opportunities for integration.

*Qualified candidates for this position will have at least one year of service as a VISTA, AmeriCorps State and National Member, NCCC, or as a Peace Corps Volunteer.*
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Living Allowance

$1226 - $1226 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Student loan forbearance

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Aging, Community & Nonprofit Development

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Organization primarily serving older adults, School-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Jennifer Baker
(775) 682-8001
jbaker23@unr.edu

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