HandsOn Tech VISTA positions are available!
Looking for an opportunity to launch your career in the nonprofit sector? Got a passion to see technology revolutionize the lives of nonprofits and the communities they serve? If you can answer yes to these questions, check out HandsOn Tech! HandsOn Tech, in partnership with Google, will place twenty-eight AmeriCorps VISTA members in eight cities across the country to increase the effective use of technology in nonprofit organizations. Developing technology capacity will help organizations to address mission critical activities more effectively and efficiently, ultimately improving outcomes for children and families. VISTA members will be provided extensive training opportunities to support their ability to apply technology solutions in the NPO sector.
Application for the HandsOn Tech is a 3 step process:
- Please complete the AmeriCorps VISTA application on the AmeriCorps Portal. Search for "HandsOn Tech" under VISTA service opportunities to find the listings for Atlanta, Denver, Los Angeles*, New York City and San Jose. Deadline is August 31st, 2013 for all candidates to apply. Applicants selected to move on to the next level of screening will be notified via email.
*If you are applying to Los Angeles, please follow these instructions.
Create a 2 minute instructional video on technology solutions in the nonprofit sector. (Here are two examples: : Collaboration and Web Conferencing with Yuuguu vs. Google Docs Overview)
Create a website with basic instruction and resource links for a nonprofit technology solution. (An example: a simpler version of this tutorial site for Google sites)
- Complete the application on this site, including the link to your video or website. All applications due no later than August 31st, 2013.
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