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Recruitment Coordinator VISTA
 
 
 
We believe one of the most effective ways to fight poverty is to secure and retain a living wage career. Our building trades workforce training program trains, supports, and connects people to gainful employment in the building trades. It is a 20 week program that provides: Paid, on-the job training in our deconstruction services and Chicago retail store social enterprises. Through work-based learning, trainees get experience in skills that are valued and needed in the building trades industry in everything from tool competencies to job readiness to customer services. Vocational Skill Development + Certifications -Participants receive the OSHA 10 Construction, EPA Lead Paint RRP Renovator, and Sitting & Standing Forklift. D Barrier Reduction Services - We assist in reducing barriers that prevent access to building trades careers. This could include lack of transportation, inadequate or unaffordable healthcare, food insecurity, and housing instability. Career development and Readiness training in a variety of topics including executive skills development; job search and preparation support; and digital and financial literacy. Connection and placement to quality careers via our network of more than 30 building trades employers. Career pathways include woodworking, carpentry, masonry, home repair, HVAC, union apprenticeship programs, or guide our participants into certification programs to become welders, plumbers, or electricians. We stay in touch with program alumni formally two years after graduation to provide ongoing professional development and employment assistance.
 
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Member Duties : The Recruitment Coordinator VISTA will collaborate with staff to ensure that we have a strong pipeline of applications to accept the maximum number of people into our programs as possible. In the next two years we will more than double the number of people served. The VISTA will get significant experience in recruitment, developing partnerships, and writing materials; as well as have opportunities to improve our systems for successful program outcomes.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Recruitment Coordinator VISTA

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  08/01/2022  To  12/31/2022 

Contact Andrew Hensley
1245 Hartrey Ave
Evanston   IL   60202
8478649246
andrew@rebuildingexchange.org

Listing ID 109647


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