VISTA Team Leader

Job posting
Closing date: 3 August 2020

United Way of Tarrant County is searching for a VISTA Team Leader! You will be a driving force in addressing key community issues linked to poverty including affordable housing and homelessness, educational equity, financial stability, healthy aging and transportation access.

Start Date: August 2020 (temporary teleservice an option if relocating)

As VISTA Team Leader, you will: Support the onboarding of up to five VISTA members. Be a liaison to the site supervisor. Facilitate coaching and problem solving. Cultivate creativity, collaboration and respect. Advance capacity-building projects that address poverty in our community. Be a mentor to the VISTAs and have fun while making a difference!

Benefits include: A biweekly living allowance, relocation and settling in allowances, end-of-service award, healthcare and childcare benefits from CNCS. Mileage reimbursement for local business travel, professional development and teambuilding from United Way of Tarrant County (UWTC). Noncompetitive federal eligibility. The option to attend school or work during off hours. The opportunity to develop and grow as a leader.

The VISTA Team Leader must: Have completed one service year with AmeriCorps or Peace Corps. Be at least 18 years of age. Serve with UWTC for 12 months. Be mission driven and solution focused with the ability to support and motivate others. Communicate clearly and respectfully with a diverse range of individuals. Work well independently and in a team setting. Demonstrate strong attention to detail and the ability to manage projects from inception to execution. Show maturity, reliability and flexibility in a fast paced environment. Be comfortable using technology and Microsoft Office. Have the ability to travel across Tarrant County. Be able to lift and move up to 25 pounds. Have professional and personal integrity with values consistent with the UWTC mission.

UWTC 's mission is to povide leadership and harness resources to solve the toughest social issues in Tarrant County. Tarrant County is home to Cowtown, the Stockyards and Sundance Square. Enjoy Texas barbecue, rodeos, museums, sporting events, hiking trails and much more. Find out all that UWTC and Tarrant County have to offer!

How to apply

Email with resume and cover letter.


Fort Worth, TX 76164
United States
Non-Competitive Eligibility (NCE):

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