Texas Covid Relief Fund

Helping Texas communities recover in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic takes all of us coming together to support our fellow neighbors.

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We are committed to making OneStar an exemplary employer, where our employees are our greatest asset. OneStar believes we should model the leadership we hope to see in our communities by embracing a culture and values based on:

  • Adaptability & learning
  • Diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Partnerships & shared purpose
  • Transparency & trust
  • Always doing our best work for our fellow Texans

Current Openings

OneStar values the skills that former AmeriCorps members and Peace Corps Volunteers bring to our team. The leadership, teamwork, flexibility, problem-solving, innovation, and grit that national service alumni gain through completing a service term align with our values and help us tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our state.

AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

OneStar AmeriCorps VISTA Project is currently recruiting candidates to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with partner organizations across Texas. By serving with AmeriCorps VISTA, you can make a tangible difference to support community efforts to overcome poverty.

To receive information about AmeriCorps VISTA positions and application deadlines targeted to your interest areas, please complete this brief survey.

Request for Proposals: AmeriCorps Recruitment Consultant

AmeriCorps programs are responsible for recruiting AmeriCorps members for their individual programs. OneStar is requesting bids for a Recruitment Consultant to provide one-on-one coaching to AmeriCorps Texas programs, as well as lead an AmeriCorps Recruitment Institute.

This coaching and training are centered on providing hands-on resources for AmeriCorps programs to strengthen their recruitment strategies with a focus on recruitment from the local community to increase the number of young people serving as AmeriCorps members whose race and income reflect the communities being served. AmeriCorps member recruitment training and coaching services are needed from approximately December 2021 – August 2022.

Your proposal must include:

  • Summary statement of your consulting services and proposed approach
  • Proposed project budget
  • Contact information for at least two professional references
  • Resume or other evidence of qualifications

The deadline for proposal submission is Thursday, October 28, 2021.  The deadline for proposal submission has been extended to Thursday, November 4, 2021. Bids should not exceed $70,000 and should include options for possible cost savings.

Serve as a Community Reviewer for OneStar AmeriCorps Grant Applications

The purpose of the AmeriCorps Community Review is to identify the highest-quality applications based on the selection criteria provided in the Application Instructions. Your participation as a Reviewer directly influences the selection of AmeriCorps programs and shapes the future of National Service in Texas.

As a Community Reviewer, you will utilize an electronic scorecard to rate and comment on the applications you review. Reviewers will also commit to participate on a conference call with their review committee to discuss the reviewed applications.

Qualifications

  • Time to review up to five AmeriCorps State applications in a period of approximately 2-3 weeks
  • Commitment to participate on a conference call with their review committee to discuss the reviewed applications.

Benefits

  • $300 stipend
  • Professional development
  • Exposure to new and innovative ideas in the field
  • Networking with other experts
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