VISTA leader, Marcela Solia, spent the month of July focusing on recruitment for the November VISTA positions. She worked to market for the open positions by posting openings on college sites and social media and preparing for tabling events coming up in August. Many applications have already come in and Marcela has taken the time … Continue reading Marcela Solia Focuses her Efforts on November VISTA Recruitment
North Central Texas College (NCTC) officially submitted and was approved for a VISTA project through VISTA North Texas in the month of February. VISTA Leader Chanell Rose first made a connection with Roxanne Del Rio, Associate Dean of Denton County Campuses for NCTC, in the first few months of her service. Throughout her term, Chanell … Continue reading VISTA Leader Helps Bring in Newest Partner Agency for North Texas Project
MLK Day of Service is a national service day that AmeriCorps members across the country take part in, hosting or participating in various service projects aimed at fighting poverty within their community. For the VISTA North Texas Project, VISTA Leader Chanell Rose coordinated with Denton County Homeless Coalition and partner agency Giving Hope to bring … Continue reading VISTA Leader Coordinates for MLK Day of Service
AmeriCorps VISTA Leader Jessica Platt has felt very welcomed since she has started with the VISTA North Texas Project team. She is learning about the organization and the mission of the project. Jessica is getting familiar with her VISTA Leader duties, meeting the VISTA cohort, and getting familiar with the culture of the overall North … Continue reading New VISTA Leader Hits the Ground Running
As the holidays were rolling around, VISTA Leader Chanell Rose focused her efforts on setting up the VISTA North Texas Project for a successful year in 2017! With the project expanding, there is a need for increased outreach and awareness for the VISTA program throughout the counties the project covers. A new VISTA site in … Continue reading VISTA Leader Enhances North Texas Project with New Partnerships
This holiday season was full of festivities for Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center in Denton, TX. Volunteer Recruitment and Development VISTA Hannah McNeill helped to ensure volunteers were celebrated this season and create the program for the annual Twice As Nice Resale Volunteer Christmas Party. This event is key to creating momentum for volunteers … Continue reading VISTA Member Develops Recognition Event for Woman to Woman Volunteers
New Volunteer Training VISTA As the New Volunteer Training VISTA will increase the agency's capacity by improving current volunteer trainings and procedures thus increasing retention of volunteers. The VISTA member will expand and enhance the volunteer program through the evaluation and revision of existing policies and procedures, create a new volunteer training program consistent with … Continue reading Service Opportunity!
Youth and Family Counseling Resource Development VISTA As a Resource Development VISTA at Youth and Family Counseling, you will help end poverty by writing grants and developing resources to help keep at-risk children in school and out of the juvenile justice system. Major functions will include researching and submitting a minimum of 4 grants with … Continue reading Service Opportunity!
Recruitment is nonstop for the VISTA North Texas Project, both of VISTAs and project sites. In October, VISTA Leader Chanell Rose and Project Director Christina Penland met with representatives from North Central Texas College (NCTC) to discuss the possibility of a new VISTA project. As one of the first recruitment sites Chanell established as the … Continue reading VISTA Leader Chanell Rose Expands the VISTA North Texas Project