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The Well Community Resource Center Development VISTA

Company: Americorps
Location: Denton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Well Community Resource Center Development VISTA The Well Community (The Well) located in Oak Cliff, TX (South Dallas area) is a nonprofit organization providing hope and stability to adults living with mental illness through healthy relationships, essential services, and meaningful activities. Founded in 2002, The Well offers psychosocial intervention incorporating elements of the Clubhouse model, a best practice in mental health care, which have shown that recidivism rates for psychiatric hospitalization and incarceration have more to do with a person's social support system than any other factor. Our Community Life Center provides prepared, nutritious meals, case management, crisis intervention, group sessions, and teaches skills required for independent living. We help clients secure housing, food, clothing, benefits, and legal aid. Additionally, The Well operates a supportive housing program, Jacob's House, for low-income men with chronic mental illness. The Resource Center Development VISTA will establish a resource center to provide the Well Community with a coordinated and expanded method to assist low-income adults living with debilitating mental illness by providing items to improve their quality of life. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here. Member Duties : The Resource Center Development VISTA will establish a resource center to provide a coordinated and expanded method to assist low-income adults living with debilitating mental illness by providing items to improve their quality of life. Major duties include: Assess current resources available for distribution; Develop and establish an inventory system; Establish a process for distributing resources; Recruit non-profit and corporate partnerships; Recruit and train Resource Center volunteers. Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Living Allowance , Training . Terms : Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours . Service Areas : Community Outreach , Health , Homelessness . Skills : Team Work , General Skills , Communications , Computers/Technology , Recruitment , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Writing/Editing , Social Services , Leadership , Community Organization , Public Speaking , Non-Profit Management .

Keywords: Americorps, Denton , The Well Community Resource Center Development VISTA, Other , Denton, Texas

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