ConnectHome VISTAs will commit to bridging the Digital Divide. 14 full time VISTAs and 1 VISTA leader will serve in the program.
VISTAs will be based with a Public Housing Agency (PHA) and will link HUD assisted residents with services; examples include: *Apply for grants related to digital inclusion, *Develop and implement a plan for computer and internet training for HUD assisted residents, *Identify un-connected HUD assisted residents and conduct outreach to provide information about low-cost internet access, *Create partnerships to obtain free/low cost computers and tablets, *Coordinate internet life skills training opportunities (homework, college.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* , Relocation Allowance , Training , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service , Childcare assistance if eligible , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend .
**Interested candidates can submit an application via,
Here are some links to AmeriCorps videos
a- AmeriCorps Turns 20–This video look at the transforming impact the AmeriCorps program has had on communities and the lives of those who have served.
b- VISTA History and Legacy Video–This video showcases stories of ordinary people meeting extraordinary challenges as VISTA members and describes the foundation of VISTA’s legacy
c- What VISTA Can do for You–This video explains how VISTAs bring enthusiasm, experience and commitment to the organizations they serve, helping sponsors deliver better education, health, nutrition and other services to people in need.