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Campus Compact James Madison University Habitat for Humanity
 
 
 
The AmeriCorps member serving at Central Valley Habitat for Humanity/James Madison University will help low-income homeowners to increase strength, stability, and self-reliance by supporting the coordination of the Central Valley Habitat for Humanity’s critical home repairs program, new home build program, sweat equity program and educational programs. The AmeriCorps member will enhance existing systems to manage the coordination of the listed programs, evaluate and enhance volunteer recruitment and management, and develop and strengthen partnerships that leverage university and community resources in order to help low-income individuals and families obtain or remain in safe, affordable housing while becoming an knowledgeable, self-reliant community member. The biweekly living allowance for this position is $575.40 in Harrisonburg City/Rockingham County. In addition to the benefits listed, the host site will provide public transportation pass, access to fitness center, access to professional development and training opportunities, mileage reimbursement, food, and grocery gift cards, discounted shopping at the Central Valley Habitat ReStore, and $1,000 living stipend. The AmeriCorps member serving at Central Valley Habitat for Humanity/James Madison University will be part of a dynamic, motivated corps with Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA. Serving as a member of a corps provides the chance to connect with other members throughout multiple states, create a network of support, and to share resources. As the intermediary, Campus Compact, a national non-profit, supports the professional and personal growth of AmeriCorps members through a variety of professional development opportunities and in-person training including overnight retreats throughout their service year. If you would like to learn more about serving with Campus Compact, please email our VISTA Leaders at vista@compact.org.
 
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Member Duties : 1. Recruit and connect volunteers to complete home repairs and new builds. 2. Plan, coordinate, and facilitate volunteer training and management. 3. Provide support and coordination assistance to home repair, new build programs, and education programs. 4. Assist with the development and implementation of evaluation and assessment tools. 5. Collect and compile data. 6. Research funding opportunities and other resources to ensure program sustainability. 7. Other duties as assigned.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Stipend, Public Transit Pass ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Data Collection and Analysis ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing ,  Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Campus Compact James Madison University Habitat for Humanity

Program Start/End Date
08/01/2022  -   07/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/07/2022  To  07/01/2022 

Contact David Wenger
205 Dry River Rd
Bridgewater   VA   22812
540-828-6288
david@centralvalleyhabitat.org

Listing ID 111246


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