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Case Management Aide - Keep Austin Housed (Americorps Program)

Keep Austin Housed (Americorps Program)

Sept. 5, 2018, 10 a.m. - July 26, 2019, 6 p.m.

Keep Austin Housed (KAH), a project of Front Steps, affects positive change in the lives of children, youth, and adults who are at risk of experiencing or currently experiencing homelessness. KAH places 35 full-time AmeriCorps members in 11 nonprofits across Austin to address the issues of homelessness and contribute to a community that is healthy, educated, safe, and self-sustaining.KAH AmeriCorps members work directly with individuals to overcome barriers to housing, employment, and personal stability. In addition to work at their sites, members develop personally and professionally through team-building events, trainings, and service opportunities.Members Will:-Serve full-time from September 2018-July 2019. Work hours vary but are typically 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.-Serve for 11 months as part of AmeriCorps, a national service initiative to help others and meet critical needs in the community. For more information about AmeriCorps, visit with existing case management services to address specific barriers clients are experiencing regarding his or her housing, employment, and/or personal stability goals.-Educate the community about homelessness as well as recruit, train and coordinate volunteers in supporting client, site, and project needs.-Attend regular trainings and participate in community service projects.-Make lifelong friendships and connectionsMember Benefits:-Annual living allowance of $12,630-Education award-Health Insurance-Childcare assistance-Student loan forbearance on qualified federal loans-Professional development and training opportunitiesOur Partners:Any Baby Can, Caritas of Austin, Casa Marianella, Family Eldercare, Foundation Communities, Foundation for the Homeless, Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, LifeWorks, SafePlace, and Trinity Center.How to Apply:Submit a cover letter and resume to more information about KAH: Steps Keep Austin Housed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or sexual orientation.

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500 E. 7th St.
Austin, Texas 78701

Come Help Adults With Disabilities On Thursday Afternoons!

The Arc Of The Capital Area

March 20, 2019, 1 p.m. - Aug. 15, 2019, 3 p.m.

The Arc of the Capital Area is looking for volunteers to assist clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our Education Programs. We are in need of 3 volunteers to come on Thursday afternoons, 12-2pm, for at least the next 4 months. Volunteers socialize with the students as they work, help them gather supplies, and encourage them to stay on task. Volunteers assist students by encouraging them, helping them stay on track and engaged, gathering supplies, socializing, and in some cases even physically guiding the hand of some of our less ambulatory or vision impaired clients.The Education Programs are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm. We have two sets of classes - Adult Education and Art Education. Volunteers can sign up to help in their program of choice.Adult Education classes are as follows: -Monday: Digital Literacy/Media (combined with Art classes this day)-Tuesday: Health & Wellness, including a walking club and healthy recipes-Wednesday: Urban Gardening in a community garden plot across the street-Thursday: Independent Living-Friday: Vocational EducationArt Education classes (Volunteers do not need to have artistic talent! The students are the artists, and volunteers support them in their endeavors):-Monday: Digital Media arts-Tuesday: Performing arts, such as acting or singing-Wednesday - Friday: Visual arts, such as painting and drawingWe ask that volunteers commit to at least 1 shift per week for a 4 month period.Feel free to contact Leah Marsden, Volunteer Coordinator, at with any questions.Visit to apply today!

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The Arc of the Capital Area, 4902 Grover Avenue
Austin, Texas 78756