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Resident Engagement Coord. - Groundworks Collaborative/VHCB
Do you believe in the healing power of community and want to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals exiting homelessness? Serving in this role will give you the chance to help grow and support Groundworks Collaborative’s Permanent Supportive Housing community. You'll gain valuable skills and experience while learning about harm reduction, restorative practices, and housing first principles. A willingness to learn and a passion to serve others is all you need! Apply today! Groundworks Collaborative's mission is to work with people and systems creating solutions to end hunger and homelessness for all people in our region. The permanent Supportive Housing program is one of many programs that Groundworks provides to achieve that mission. The specific mission of the Permanent Supportive Housing program is to support individuals exiting homelessness in maintaining housing, accessing services, and developing independence. 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 regular transportation for residents to go shopping or attend recovery meetings •Provide group and individual opportunities for life skills education such as cooking lessons, nutritional education, food planning, budgeting, resume writing, financial education, etc •Provide regular opportunities for residents to exercise and be active. This should include opportunities that residents with limited mobility may participate in. •Provide regular community activities such as community meals, gardening, crafting, movie nights, game nights, outings, etc. •Support ongoing tenant councils and community meetings at each site. •Produce a monthly newsletter for residents. •Support residents in resolving neighbor disputes utilizing restorative practices. •Track participation in community events and life skills education •Participate in an Independent Service Project and participate in all VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills . 
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Resident Engagement Coord. - Groundworks Collaborative/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  08/02/2024 

Contact Jennifer Hunt
54 S Main St.
Brattleboro   VT   05301

Listing ID 104829


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