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Home Repair Assistant - COVER Home Repair/VHCB
 
 
 
If you enjoy meeting people while providing essential services and traveling around the greater Upper Valley, this position may be for you. The mission of COVER Home Repair is to foster hope and build community. The COVER Home Repair program is a volunteer-powered, professionally-led local non-profit that helps make homes safe, warm and dry primarily by building accessibility ramps, installing new roofs, performing urgent home repairs and weatherizing homes for low income homeowners. Requires 915 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 26 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $10,800 (pre-tax), and an education award of $3,097.50 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.
 
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Member Duties : • Be interested & enthusiastic about learning carpentry, weatherization & other aspects of the building trades • Be interested & enthusiastic about engaging volunteers & homeowners with sensitivity to issues of culture & class • Support COVER Team Leader on construction sites building accessibility ramps, installing new roofs, performing urgent home repairs & weatherizing homes • Prepare materials & tools for construction sites • Under direction of Team Leader, guide volunteers to assure they have a productive & meaningful experience on a COVER project • Organize workshop & inventory materials • Improve project website & outreach materials including taking pictures & blogging • Participate in an Independent Service Project • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Events, & Program Initiatives. • Engage in professional & personal development activities & networking opportunities. See full position description at: https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Trade/Construction ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Home Repair Assistant - COVER Home Repair/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
03/01/2021  -   08/27/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  01/15/2021  To  03/07/2021 

Contact Racehel Smith
158 S Main St
White River Junction   VT   05001
8022967241
ashley@vhcb.org
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 100986


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