Marcela Solia Welcomes and Trains 3 New VISTA Members

During the month of August, AmeriCorps VISTA North Texas welcomed three new VISTA Members. VISTA leader, Marcela Solia, assisted in welcoming these new VISTAs by facilitating their onsite training and creating social media posts introducing them to the community.  After helping the new VISTAs settle in, she continued to recruit for the open November positions. … Continue reading Marcela Solia Welcomes and Trains 3 New VISTA Members

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Marcela Solia Focuses her Efforts on November VISTA Recruitment

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

Marcela Solia Creates new Marketing Materials for VISTA North Texas Project

VISTA leader, Marcela Solia, spent the month of June putting her artistic skills to use by creating marketing materials for recruitment events. She developed flyers and social media graphics that will be used to market each of the 8 VISTA positions that are currently open. Templates of the flyers and graphics were saved for future … Continue reading Marcela Solia Creates new Marketing Materials for VISTA North Texas Project

New VISTA Leader, Marcela Solia, dives right into service

Marcela Solia began her VISTA Leader service with the VISTA North Texas project in April. Her role is to both support the current VISTAs and to support partnering agencies in recruiting new VISTAs for the North Texas Project. Marcela was able to facilitate future recruitment by creating a step by step guide on the recruitment … Continue reading New VISTA Leader, Marcela Solia, dives right into service

VISTA Leader Helps Bring in Newest Partner Agency for North Texas Project

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

VISTA Leader Coordinates for MLK Day of Service

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

New VISTA Leader Hits the Ground Running

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

VISTA Leader Enhances North Texas Project with New Partnerships

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

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

VISTA Leader Chanell Rose Expands the VISTA North Texas Project

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