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AmeriCorps Leader - VT Housing & Conservation Board
 
 
 
Build your leadership skills while supporting the creation of safe affordable housing opportunities and the conservation of invaluable natural lands by becoming the VHCB AmeriCorps Leader! You’ll have ample opportunity to learn about and gain extensive access to the housing and conservation network in Vermont while having a meaningful experience supporting your peers and serving with a one-of-a-kind organization. As the Leader, you’ll travel the state, design your own projects, guide a group of peers with a passion for service, and have the opportunity to take part in many diverse experiences - all while making a difference in the community. The primary goals of the VHCB AmeriCorps Leader will be to 1) make the term of service both impactful and meaningful for all VHCB AmeriCorps members and create an environment in which they feel strongly connected to the Program; 2) create and enhance program events and service opportunities; 3) tell our story and build connections between the VHCB AmeriCorps Program and the community and; 4) complete an extensive Independent Service Project. This position involves both field and office service. Some weekend and evening service is required. Position begins Sept 8, 2021 and ends Aug 12, 2022. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax) and an education award of $6,345 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. Please visit www.vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps for full description.
 
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Member Duties : • Travel around the state to conduct one-on-one site visits with each VHCB AmeriCorps Member; gather feedback & updates from Members; maintain consistent contact with Program participants. Serve as a liaison between the Program staff & AmeriCorps Members • Support VHCB AmeriCorps Members serving in the Program through their year of service. Identify member needs & connect them with training & resources; assist members with on-site projects; provide peer support & guidance; & foster member connections & collaborative efforts. • Complete an extensive Independent Service Project (ISP) • Develop & coordinate service projects which include MLK Day, Annual Spring Service Day, & regional service projects. • Lead & coordinate member program initiatives • Lead efforts to tell our story • Develop Opportunities for members to meet & reflect including regional gatherings; service discussion forums; & special events. • Participate in all VHCB AmeriCorps Events, & Program Initiatives.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
AmeriCorps Leader - VT Housing & Conservation Board

Program Start/End Date
09/08/2021  -   08/12/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  07/06/2021  To  10/01/2021 

Contact Francis Sharpstene
58 East State St
Montpelier   VT   05602
8028283253
ashley@vhcb.org
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/

Listing ID 105423


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