AmeriCorps VISTA - HfH Snohomish County Repairs Program Development

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Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County

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AmeriCorps gives individuals an opportunity to serve in full-time stipendiary positions with Habitat for Humanity to help meet the housing needs of communities and low-income families throughout the U.S.
The construction systems development VISTA creates, documents and implements a repair program plan to increase the number of families served in Snohomish County and expand the affiliate’s services provided to the community. The member will research and identify repair program best practices, design a program that fills repair needs in the community and generate the resources needed to launch this program. This will include program management in its beginning stages and involve scheduling the entire process, tracking paperwork, coordinating all activities related to repairs. The member’s responsibilities include launching the repair program and evaluating its effectiveness in the first months, making changes and finalizing the program to hand off to a staff member, volunteer or committee.

LIVING ALLOWANCE

$1026 - $2010 monthly

BENEFITS

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Non-competitive eligibility (federal jobs), Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Many benefits vary by service location. However, all Habitat AmeriCorps members will have the opportunity to travel to the Habitat AmeriCorps Build-a-Thon, an annual blitz build event. Habitat AmeriCorps members also receive a variety of position-specific training including CPR/First Aid, Lockton Safety Courses, and many more. Our Snohomish County affiliate also provides members with an additional $150 grocery and gas stipend in the form of a gift card. Other professional development opportunities are provided to members.

EDUCATION BENEFITS

GED/High School Diploma

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

GED

DESIRED LANGUAGES

English

OTHER CONDITIONS

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off-hours
Subject to a criminal background check

SERVICE DETAILS FOCUS AREAS

Community & Nonprofit Development, Homelessness & Housing

WEEKLY HOURS

40

LOCATION TYPE

Suburban

SERVICE TYPE

Indirect "capacity building" for a direct service program

SERVICE ENVIRONMENT

Indoor

PLACEMENT

Individual and Team Placements

SERVICE SETTING

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

ACTIVITY TYPES

Hands-On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

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About Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County

Location:

16929 Highway 99, Suite 100, Lynnwood, WA 98037, US

Mission Statement

Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County brings people together to build homes, community and hope. We envision a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to live.

Description

Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County is a registered charity and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Washington. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Through financial support and volunteering, everyone can help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower.

WHEN

Mon Mar 16, 2020 - Tue Mar 16, 2021
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

16929 Hwy 99 Suite 100Lynnwood, WA 98037

(47.8447,-122.29449)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • I year commitment

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