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2021-2022 Housing VISTA
Justine Petersen Housing & Reinvestment Corporation (Justine PETERSEN), a Missouri not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, wholly owns a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), certified by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Justine PETERSEN’s mission of connecting institutional resources with the needs of low- to moderate-income families so they may build long- term assets is obvious by its products, which include credit building and financial education, homeownership preparation and retention, and micro-enterprise lending and training. Financial education and housing counseling services continue to be in high demand, particularly for low- to moderate-income households. The VISTA member will increase our capacity through the design and implementation of housing intake and follow-up processes, through the development of a homebuyer workshop series, and by coordinating and evaluating our home repair program. This project provides learning opportunities in program management, program evaluation, data collection and analysis, relationship management & outreach. An ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently or as part of a team, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, strong computer and data entry skills, strong written and oral communication skills, and a keen attention to detail. Bonus points for data analysis, process improvement, or program planning and evaluation skills. This position is a part of the Housing Action AmeriCorps Network, an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. As such, this position will receive customized training, support, guidance, and networking opportunities, in addition to the traditional opportunities for AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Learn more about the program on Housing Action’s website.
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will evaluate and redevelop the housing intake process The AmeriCorps member will build follow-up system for clients to ensure they meet their goals. They will help the organization enhance data collection, processing and outreach systems for Pre-Purchase and Alton Owner-Occupied Rehab programs. The AmeriCorps member will help develop and coordinate the homebuyer education series on educating viable buyers on the home buying process.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2021-2022 Housing VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/30/2021  -   08/29/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  


Accepting Applications
From  07/09/2021  To  08/30/2021 

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
1023 N Grand Blvd
Saint Louis   MO   63106

Listing ID 101850