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Homelessness Engagement and Shower Bus Leader
If you are interested in working at a small nonprofit where you are able to make a true difference in the lives of individuals experiencing homelessness, then this service role is for you! We are looking for an individual who is comfortable working with those who are unhoused and is willing to open their hearts and their minds to helping them. This AmeriCorps member should have the ability to be flexible in their workflow and value independence in completing assignments. Over the course of the yearlong term, the member will manage all aspects of the shower volunteer program, complete a program evaluation, and strategize ways to enhance the experiences of volunteers and clients. Our member will also participate in the weekly shower service and gain incredible insight into the lives of individuals experiencing homelessness. Previous members have told Shower the People that their service experience was life changing. The member will gain experience with volunteer management, outreach, business development, as well as community engagement. Competencies: (1) Working with individuals experiencing homelessness and/or in active addiction (2) Communicating with volunteers quickly and effectively via email and phone (3) Proficiency in basic computer skills, including attention to detail in data entry Nashville is powered by people of all ages, races, ethnicities, skin tones, sexes, genders, sexualities, religions, abilities, and socioeconomic statuses engaging in service together. This is a city where YOU matter and YOU make a difference. Join us as we tackle the community’s most pressing challenges through service by becoming a Hands On Nashville AmeriCorps Program member.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Serve with team at shower service to increase capacity and efficiencies /Manage hygiene services volunteers /Manage community engagement volunteer activities at schools, festivals, businesses, and in the warehouse/Improve volunteer and client data collection /Assist with setting up shower bus /Assist STP team going into encampments to conduct supply drops and welfare checks during Cold Weather Outreach /Work with Executive Director to improve workflow of shower/hygiene services. Service Schedule: The member serves about 37.5 hours per week and can serve four or five days during the week to meet this requirement. Tuesday 4 p.m. -10 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. -9 p.m., and Thursday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. are required hours. The member may set a regular schedule for their remaining hours.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Health ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Business/Entrepreneur ,  Social Services ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills ,  Veterans ,  Communications ,  Public Health ,  Non-Profit Management . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Homelessness Engagement and Shower Bus Leader

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2022  -   07/28/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2022  To  10/30/2022 

Contact Nicki Avila
2525 Perimeter Place Drive
Nashville   TN   37210

Listing ID 111135