Emergency & Safety
Homeless & Housing
1121 W MILLER ST BOISE, ID 83702
Active Opportunities (2)
Boise, ID 83702
We are looking for volunteers to help us take applications for Emergency Rent Assistance and Security Deposit Assistance for tenants at risk of eviction and homelessness approximately 1 - 3 hours per week. In-Person Training, Remote Option Available at Program Coordinator's discretion. Volunteers collect information for Jesse Tree’s website application for Jesse Tree services, connect people with needed information and support regarding their housing situation. Jesse Tree is seeking volunteers who will serve as our front-line workers in making sure people who call, text or walk-in receive needed assistance to stay housed! Please let us know if you are fluent in additional languages or have any other skill sets you would like to utilize during your volunteer opportunity! If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this questionnaire: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8IDxslyq3Cvap6A3wiIH3unubdhx1pRIoIkIzosQXFD-_jw/viewform Our Program Coordinator and/or Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you within 1-2 business days after you submit your questionnaire! Expectations 18 years and older Be a friendly problem-solver Refer clients to other needed community programs and resources as needed Complete applications over-the-phone for individuals interested in applying for Jesse Tree’s programs Educate about Jesse Tree’s programs and partnerships Check voice messages and return calls, texts, and emails Remain committed to keeping our clients’ information confidential Communicate with other volunteers, Program Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator in a timely manner during shifts
Date Posted: Jul 19, 2022
Boise, ID 83702
We are looking for volunteers to support interested households who are seeking assistance submitting BCACHA’s (Boise City/Ada County Housing Authorities) ERAP (Emergency Rental Assistance Program) application! 1-3 hours a week, In-person training. This volunteer position is thanks to a sub grant administered through IHFA via the ERAP 1 funds that were allotted to BCACHA, and the responsibilities of this volunteer position are based on the reimbursement requirements of that grant. This volunteer position is largely focused on empowering interested tenants to fill out the BCACHA ERAP application with only our support. Volunteers will schedule in-person appointments or virtual appointments to support the tenant creating their own BCACHA ERAP portal login credentials, going through the application fields, upload required documents for the application, and submit the application . Volunteers are not tenant representatives and are mostly there to support and talk the client through the application process. This is a temporary volunteer position that will only be available from April 2022 to September 2022. Please let us know if you are fluent in additional languages or have any other skill sets you would like to utilize during your volunteer opportunity! Our Program Coordinator and/or Volunteer Coordinator will be in contact with you within 1-2 business days after you submit your questionnaire! If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this questionnaire: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8IDxslyq3Cvap6A3wiIH3unubdhx1pRIoIkIzosQXFD-_jw/viewform Expectations 18 years and older Be a friendly problem-solver Support the client with their application in-person or virtually Help talk the client through the process and provide any accommodations within our usual means (such as assisting with typing, scanning documents, interpreter service, etc.). Schedule meetings (in-person or virtual) with clients Remain committed to keeping our clients’ information confidential Communicate with other volunteers, Program Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator in a timely manner during shifts
Date Posted: Jul 19, 2022
Jesse Tree provides a hand up to people experiencing a financial crisis, empowering them to remain in their homes.
Jesse Tree works with families and individuals in our community who are experiencing a financial and housing crisis and unable to pay rent, providing needed support so they can stay in their homes. Clients are provided with crisis counseling, family and landlord mediation, referrals to other needed services and resources, budgeting and financial literacy assistance, management program, and, as needed, rental assistance. We provide just what's needed to help a household establish stability and financial independence moving forward. Since 1999, Jesse Tree has assisted over 3,000 families and 8,000 individuals, administering over $2.5 million in rental assistance.
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