Habitat for Humanity/ AmeriCorps VISTA (Summer 2019)
1 person is interested
Member Duties & Responsibilities:
This VISTA will train volunteers, conduct community outreach, and identify repair projects to increase
participation in the fall Rock the Block event.
TRAIN VOLUNTEERS - Train 50 or more volunteers on the build/repair sites.
o Review volunteer training procedures. Work with staff and volunteers to identify areas
of strength and areas for improvement.
o Develop an improved onsite volunteer training program. Review the current volunteer
satisfaction survey and make recommendations for changes.
o Conduct onsite trainings. Distribute and collect volunteer surveys.
o Based on feedback, revise onsite orientation as needed.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH - Conduct community outreach to at least 150 homeowners with a
goal of securing 10 qualified repair sites for the fall Rock the Block event.
o Review Rock the Block community outreach materials. Based on this year’s program
guidelines, update materials as needed. Explore need for materials to be translated
into other languages.
o Identify potential outreach opportunities within the designated Rock the Block area -
door-to-door, neighborhood association meetings, gathering places such as senior
centers, community centers, parks or churches, etc.
o Attend events and/or recruit others to attend. Train volunteers on the program and
outreach strategies as needed.
o Connect with homeowners. Answer questions. Keep the Qualified Loan Originator
informed of applicants who need assistance completing applications.
o Once homeowners are chosen, work with staff and homeowners to schedule walk-
throughs and create the Rock the Block schedule.
1911 N 8th St.Sheboygan, WI 53081
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Community Outreach
- Critical Thinking
- People Skills
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- This is a full time summer (paid with benefits) position
- Apply: https://www.habitatwisconsin.org/vista