This position is through the AmeriCorps program; whose mission is to come together to tackle our nation's most pressing challenges. At Housing Forward, the AmeriCorps volunteer will be in charge of assisting the Outreach Manager in the following ways on a Part-Time basis:
Sort and file incoming mail
Distribute mail to clients
Greet and assist people at the Lexington entrance
Make outbound calls to clients to verify referral success
Perform routine administrative and maintenance tasks per daily, weekly and monthly checklists
Assist donations volunteer with accepting, sorting and maintaining inventory of donations and supplies
Assist with sorting and assembly of outreach kits/materials
Distribute Street Outreach Cards and Fliers to community stakeholders upon request
Other duties as necessary
AmeriCorps Program Benefits
Living Allowance: $7,600 annually distributed bi-weekly
Education Award: Upon successful completion of 900 hours of service, receive an $3,097.50 education award
Student Loan: forbearance during term of service
Health and dental care insurance for the AmeriCorps member
Childcare assistance if needed
Networking sessions and professional development
Leadership development trainings
Volunteers are required to have a GED or High School Diploma.
Housing Forward's mission is to transition people from housing crisis to housing stability.
Since 1992, we have transformed the lives of more than 11,000 people by helping them meet their immediate housing and crisis needs, addressing their health and income needs and transitioning them back to housing stability. Today, we’re having long-term impact on the communities of west suburban Cook County by 1.) preventing the loss of housing before it occurs, 2.) alleviating the need for long-term shelter, 3.) moving people into sustainable permanent housing solutions and 4.) improving housing retention.
Homeless & Housing
We'll work with your schedule.
1851 S. 9th Ave.Maywood, IL60153
February 4, 2021
Basic Computer Skills
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
This will be a part time position with an expectation of 900 hours annually.