Habitat for Humanity/ AmeriCorps VISTA (Summer 2019)

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Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin

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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.

7 More opportunities with Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin

Community Homeless & Housing Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

Fri May 10, 2019 - Fri Aug 16, 2019
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

1911 N 8th St.Sheboygan, WI 53081

(43.76526,-87.71241)
 

SKILLS

  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Networking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

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