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2021-2022 Continuum of Care Programs VISTA
 
 
 
All Chicago is seeking a mission- and values-aligned, highly organized CoC VISTA to strengthen efforts to increase efficiencies in the homeless system. The ideal candidates is wickedly well organized, incredibly dependable and adept at working in partnership with various stakeholders. This position will focus on improving housing connections for individuals connected through an innovative approach, Expedited Housing Initiative. The member will also track and monitor changes made to the homeless system front door tool. The VISTA will support the team in research, gather information, data collection, and create recommendations for system level changes. This position is a part of the Housing Action AmeriCorps Network, which is 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 at Housing Action’s website.
 
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Member Duties : • Develop communication, workflows, trainings, feedback methods, and presentation on changes as identified • Provide technical assistance to housing programs on referral processes to CHA • Research funding restrictions for improvement on connections between EHI and long term housing options • Convene housing providers and CHA to ensure referral processes are streamlined • Participate in nationwide technical assistance calls and meetings • Create recommendations on systemwide changes based on research, technical assistance and feedback received
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Ventra or Metra Pass ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness . 
 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2021-2022 Continuum of Care Programs VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2021  -   08/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  03/21/2021  To  07/09/2021 

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
651 W Washington Blvd
Chicago   IL   60661
312-854-3334
vista@housingactionil.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 101860


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