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Homeownership Engagement Coord.-Champlain Housing Trust/VHCB
Champlain Housing Trust has been at the forefront of addressing unmet housing needs for decades. Buying a home is a means for many households to build and sustain financial security. Bring your passion for making a difference in people's lives and willingness to learn to our internationally recognized team! CHT is now the largest land trust in the country. We own or manage 2,500 apartments, steward over 670 shared equity homes and operate a loan fund that provides affordable home loans, farmworker housing loans and project management to services to low-income Vermonters. Our NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center (HOC) offers group education and one-on-one counseling for various types of housing needs, including financial capability, renting, buying a home and housing retention. The goal of this position is to expand engagement with diverse community members to build financial empowerment and successful paths to home ownership. This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 47 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $30,000 (pre-tax) for the service term. Member will receive an education award of $7,395 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service.
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Member Duties : •Provide information to our community about financial education, shared equity homeownership and special loan programs. •Co-facilitate workshops; coordinate event logistics, prepare workshop materials, site setup •Support clients one-on-one to help them engage with programs and services; this may include helping people access technology or other resources. •Develop and implement outreach initiatives with community partners •Assist clients with applications (e.g. for shared equity homeownership, home repair loans, etc.), information gathering and document uploads. •Provide support for financial counseling such as pulling credit reports, preparing files and informational materials •Participate in CHT events, celebrations, meetings and trainings on topics such as de-escalation, fair housing, etc. •Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps and in all VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Communications . 
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Homeownership Engagement Coord.-Champlain Housing Trust/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
09/09/2024  -   08/08/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/03/2024  To  08/20/2024 

Contact Jaclyn Marcotte
88 King St
Burlington   VT   05401

Listing ID 104795


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