Christian Community Action’s VISTA Secures Grant Funds for Job Readiness Training Program

Christian Community Action, located in Lewisville, TX­ ministers to the poor by providing comprehensive services that alleviate suffering, bring hope and change lives. Through CCA’s Job Readiness program, unemployed and underemployed individuals are taught skills needed and assistance is given connect them with better job opportunities. VISTA member Steven Tillman submitted a grant to the … Continue reading Christian Community Action’s VISTA Secures Grant Funds for Job Readiness Training Program

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Sean Enfield Develops and Implements Plano Children’s Theatre’s Volunteer Training Program

Volunteer Coordination VISTA Sean Enfield focused his efforts on expanding Plano Children's Theatre's (PCT) volunteer base through its summer intern program and a newly implemented Volunteer Training program. Both programs help make enrollment in productions and classes more affordable. PCT interns earn credits that can allow them to earn up $400 toward a future production, … Continue reading Sean Enfield Develops and Implements Plano Children’s Theatre’s Volunteer Training Program

VISTA Leader Chanell Rose’s Term of Service Ends on a High Note

As VISTA Leader Chanell Rose's service term comes to an end, she has been firing on all jets to leave the North Texas Project with more than it had when she came in! In the month of March, Chanell welcomed in the last new group of VISTAs during her service term, taking them through On-Site … Continue reading VISTA Leader Chanell Rose’s Term of Service Ends on a High Note

VISTA Steven Tillman Lays a Framework Model for CCA’s Job Readiness Program and Secures Administration’s Approval

North Texas nonprofit Christian Community Action (CCA) continues its efforts of service to the communities of Lewisville, Texas and the surrounding areas of Denton County. With over 40 years of service, it’s no wonder that CCA has come to be well respected by many. AmeriCorps VISTA Steven Tillman took the challenge of developing a new … Continue reading VISTA Steven Tillman Lays a Framework Model for CCA’s Job Readiness Program and Secures Administration’s Approval

VISTA Adam Jones Demonstrates Volunteer Management Knowledge

During the month of February, Adam Jones, a Volunteer Training VISTA at Woman to Woman Pregnancy Resource Center, was recruited to amass a wealth of information on the topic of volunteer management. The information gathered was used in a lecture hosted by Funding Information Network.  With the track record of over 183 volunteers trained and … Continue reading VISTA Adam Jones Demonstrates Volunteer Management Knowledge

VISTA Member Revamps Presentation for Denton High School’s Freshman Class

VISTA member, Nicole Owens and the Denton County Friends of the Family Community Education team worked together to revamp and organize their presentation for Denton High School's freshman class. Nicole and the team added several activities and vital information to help the freshmen understand the dynamics of abuse and sexual assault. Each group of freshmen … Continue reading VISTA Member Revamps Presentation for Denton High School’s Freshman Class

VISTA Leader Develops and Conducts On-Site Orientation and Training with New Members

November 1st marked the start of a brand new VISTA year for 4 new VISTAs to the North Texas Project. VISTAs Melanie Kuriger, Sean Enfield, Steven Tillman, and Meghan Kajihara went through their VISTA North Texas on-site orientation and training (OSOT) with VISTA Leader Chanell Rose on November 1st. Chanell facilitated training for the four … Continue reading VISTA Leader Develops and Conducts On-Site Orientation and Training with New Members