Tenant Academy Facilitator
Waypoint's Homeless and Housing Department is looking for a volunteer familiar with tenant and landlord rights and responsibilities to facilitate our nine hour Tenant Education course once a month. The nine hour course is stretched out over 3 days (3 hours/day) and is held either at the main Waypoint building or the Cedar Rapids LAD Library on the SW side of Cedar Rapids. Days and hours may vary from month to month. Volunteer description: ·Facilitate a 9 hour tenant education course.; group sizes typically vary from 5-15 individuals for each course ·Teach participants basic skills to be a successful tenant such as: effective ways to communicate with a landlord, basic budgeting for rent and utilities, rights and responsibilities of a tenant and landlord, how to receive a security deposit back, how to search for safe/stable housing, etc. ·Work with Waypoint staff to set up key speakers from the community to present during your class time Qualifications: ·Volunteer must be available monthly or bi-monthly to facilitate this course. ·Volunteer must have reliable transportation to either the main Waypoint building or the LAD library on the SW side of Cedar Rapids. ·Volunteer must complete an online "Rent-Wise" training before facilitating a course. ·Volunteer must be comfortable with public speaking. ·Volunteer must have experience as a rental tenant or a landlord or be well versed in tenant landlord laws.
About Waypoint Services
318 5th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, US
To strengthen and empower individuals who are homeless, living in poverty, or victims of domestic violence; and give children access to gaining the essential skills vital to reaching their full potential through quality child care.
Aiding individuals experiencing crisis due to homelessness, poverty, or domestic violence, Waypoint serves as a vital community resource. Throughout its 121-year history, Waypoint has dedicated itself to providing human services that meet the ever-evolving needs of area women, children, and families.