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Network of Community Ministries Programs VISTA, Dallas, Texas

CategoryDisaster Relief
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Network of Community Ministries Programs VISTA

Network of Community Ministries (NETWORK) in Richardson, TX provides services to 40,000 individuals, children, and seniors in 14 Dallas County zip codes. NETWORK is a non-denominational, community-based organization with three divisions: Emergency Services, providing food, shelter, clothing and utility services to children, adults, and seniors; the Adolescent and Children's Clinic, meeting the acute care medical and dental needs of uninsured children; and Seniors' Net, dedicated to providing those 60+ with the resources to live independently in their own homes. Since 1985, NETWORK has impacted the lives of over 300,000 individuals. The Programs VISTA will build capacity by creating, refining, and coordinating systems to promote smoother delivery of services in all client programs. As a NETWORK VISTA, you will be part of a cohort coordinated by the VISTA North Texas project at Chisholm Trail RSVP, Inc. To learn more about NETWORK, visit www.thenetwork.org.

Member Duties : The Programs VISTA will build capacity by creating, refining, and coordinating systems to promote smoother delivery of services in all client programs through the client stabilization programs (such as financial education programs, job placement programs, and case management programs) and crisis intervention programs (such as Food Pantry, Clothing Closet, financial assistance, and other seasonal income-support programs). Major duties include: • Increase outreach efforts to raise awareness of Network's services with client's, donors and community businesses • Develop and implement new client programs and improve existing client programs • Assess current programs and develop strategies to meet the diverse needs of the Network's clients. • Implement and coordinate seasonal programs. • Build in-kind donation acquisitions and donor relations through the enhancement programs and coordination of volunteers

Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Training , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Relocation Allowance , Living Allowance , Childcare assistance if eligible .

*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

Terms :
Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours , Permits attendance at school during off hours .

Service Areas :
Disaster Relief , Health , Housing , Hunger , Community Outreach , Homelessness .

Skills :
Community Organization , Writing/Editing , Leadership , General Skills , Recruitment , Communications , Team Work , Computers/Technology , Public Speaking .

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