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AmeriCorps ReStore Development and Volunteer Services VISTA

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Habitat For Humanity Greater Fresno Area

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Are you looking for an impactful entry-level position that will provide you professional development, real-life and hands-on experience, all while serving your community? Are you hoping to gain new skills, learn about affordable housing and ways to engage the community, and gain insight into non-profit organizations?

Join Habitat for Humanity Greater Fresno Area as an AmeriCorps ReStore Development and Volunteer Services VISTA! AmeriCorps VISTA members experience a rewarding and fun year of service while contributing to building homes, communities and hope. The AmeriCorps VISTA member will serve with the ReStore, a retail establishment providing affordable home improvement items to the community while financially supporting Habitat’s mission, with a focus on volunteer engagement.

The primary position responsibilities include:

  • Service schedule: Tuesday - Saturday, 8:45am - 5pm, with occasional evenings or Mondays
  • Assist with ReStore volunteer engagement, including recruitment, retention, tracking, onboarding/orientations, and appreciation.
  • Research, develop and implement ReStore marketing opportunities to increase volunteer and community awareness of ReStore operations.
  • Research, develop and support funding opportunities for volunteer engagement and ReStore development.
  • Research and implement safety guidelines, especially regarding youth and volunteers.
  • Research, develop/enhance and implement standard policies and procedures for operating a ReStore and assess areas of improvement.

Program Benefits: Living Allowance, Education Award upon Successful Completion of Service, Professional Development and Training, Childcare Assistant (if eligible), Health Coverage

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About Habitat For Humanity Greater Fresno Area

Location:

4991 E McKinley #123, Fresno, CA 93727, US

Mission Statement

Seeking to put God's love in action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Description

Habitat for Humanity Fresno County does not build houses FOR families; we facilitate a partnership among families who demonstrate need, the ability to pay the mortgage, and a willingness to partner in the construction of their home. This partnership also engages community supporters who join the families in the home building process and provide both financial and in-kind support for building supplies and materials. In addition to new home construction, Habitat Fresno also hosts neighborhood revitalization projects, outreach events and operates the ReStores to build homes, community and hope to love our current housing stock.

For 31 years Habitat Fresno has radically changed lives in our community. To date, Habitat Fresno has improved housing conditions for 400 families through the work of over 12,000 volunteers.

Community
Faith-Based
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Mon Aug 31, 2020 - Wed Sep 30, 2020
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM  

WHERE

1631 Railroad Ave.Shaw and Clovis Ave. (Behind Lowes)Clovis, CA 93612

(36.81161,-119.69919)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Retail / Sales
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One year national service term; Tuesday – Saturday, 8:45am – 5pm, with occasional evenings or Mondays

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