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Veterans Outreach and Education VISTA

Americorps VISTA positions are managed through the designated Americorps VISTA program- Angelo State University. For more information, please contact:

Jenny Leigh Walthall
2601 W Avenue N.
San Angelo, TX 76909

Veterans Outreach and Education VISTA (click here to apply)

The Veterans Outreach & Education VISTA serves with West Texas Counseling & Guidance to identify and connect with Veterans and their families suffering from mental health and related difficulties directly resulting from their service in the military. The Outreach & Education Coordinator will increase the organization’s capacity reach Veterans in Concho Valley area through fundraising efforts, increasing public awareness of the Veterans program, and data collection and analysis. The Coordinator will help WTCG will improve suicide prevention and other mental health services to regional Veterans.

Member Duties: 1) Develop and establish an active outreach plan encompassing social media, traditional media, and face to face marketing strategies to increase community awareness of Veterans program; 2)Assist the WTCG leadership team in the procurement of non-federal grant awards to be used in support increasing capacity and sustainability of Veterans programs; 3) Revise, develop and, implement policies and procedures related to WTCG Veterans program, suicide prevention efforts and grant requirements

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

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

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

Service Areas: Homelessness, Community Outreach, Public Safety, Housing, Education, Veterans, Health.        

Skills : Veterans, Leadership, Education, Team Work, Fund raising/Grant Writing, Writing/Editing, Communications, Counseling, Community Organization, Conflict Resolution, Recruitment, Social Services, Non-Profit Management, Public Speaking.