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2021-2022 Data and Evaluation VISTA
 
 
 
The Data and Evaluation Associate will build the capacity of the GPCC’s housing programs. GPCC is a community-building organization made up of dedicated residents and allies working together to develop leaders and create opportunities and programs that build a vital Garfield Park, a neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side that has experienced decades of disinvestment. GPCC focuses on four major areas of community renewal: housing, business development, wellness, and public safety GPCC currently offers housing counseling, works to reoccupy vacant homes through the Micro Market Recovery Program (MMRP), and recently purchased and preserved 40 units of affordable senior housing. The Data and Evaluation Associate will help to measure, integrate, and expand the GPCC’s housing programs, researching policy and funding opportunities while developing evaluation tools. The position will interface with community volunteers and organizational staff, creating and implementing new tools for program development and outreach. An ideal candidate for this position is someone who is a swift learner who can work on a variety of projects. This person needs to be able to work well with others, as well as with a diverse group of people including Garfield Park residents and organization staff. Experience with research and data analysis, housing services, or development is preferred but not required. Garfield Park is a primarily and historically African American community, and the Garfield Park Community Council seeks AmeriCorps members who display a commitment to racial equity and inclusion. 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 : AmeriCorps member duties will engage the GPCC housing team to develop systems to implement housing initiatives. Primary task areas include: Build the capacity of the GPCC to administer current housing programs by supporting program outreach and through the development of measurement and evaluation tools and the implementation of processes to increase the efficiency and impact of the GPCC’s existing housing programs. Increase outreach to Garfield Park community members to ensure that neighborhood residents are gaining access to healthy, safe, and affordable housing. Collect, record, and evaluate information of individuals interested in housing programs to help the GPCC more effectively create and communicate opportunities. Build the GPCC’s capacity to reach more neighborhood residents with healthy, safe, and affordable housing by supporting fundraising and development efforts, including the development of proposals and reports.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Housing :300/monthly + Ventra Pass ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Health ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  General Skills ,  Urban Planning ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2021-2022 Data and Evaluation 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   Chicago  

Languages
English

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

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago   IL   60624
3128543372
vista@housingactionil.org

Listing ID 101910


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