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2022 Summer ReStore Associate
 
 
 
Habitat for Humanity Lake County is a nonprofit housing developer that brings volunteers, donors, customers, and partners together to build affordable houses for Partner Families in the community. There are many people in the broader Lake County community who could benefit from these offerings. By bringing the community together we as Habitat can limit costs for development and build support for each project we begin and complete. The ReStore Associate will help to improve our customer, donor, and volunteer experience at our ReStore Gurnee. They will work alongside our staff to provide excellent customer service, an engaging volunteer experience, and represent Habitat to the community in a positive way. Lake County is located north of Chicago at the Wisconsin border. The third-largest county in Illinois, 700,000 people live here. Lake County has large outer ring suburbs with a more urban feel, typical suburban communities, and rural areas. The need for affordable housing exists in all parts of the county. Our ideal candidates will have a passion for working with the community, are enthusiastic about providing affordable housing solutions, and are excited to be a part of a team focused on change. This ReStore Associate will be hosted by Habitat for Humanity Lake County located in Waukegan, IL. Habitat for Humanity Lake County is a part of the Housing Action AmeriCorps Network, an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. As such, this position will receive customized training, support, guidance, and networking opportunities, in addition to the traditional opportunities for AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Learn more about the program on Housing Action’s website.
 
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Member Duties : The ReStore Associate will engage the community for item donations through outreach. This outreach will also lead to better engagement with community partners and donor dollars to help Habitat expand on its mission statement in the area to better alleviate poverty. The ReStore Associate will also recruit and lead volunteers for projects that are designed to further the capacity of the organization to better serve our homeowners. They will monitor and track all aspects of their mission in preparation for future ReStore Associates and/or volunteers to carry on their work in the future. Lastly they will strive to always provide excellent customer service to every individual or group they come in contact with each day.
 
Program Benefits : $300/month Housing Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Trade/Construction ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2022 Summer ReStore Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/06/2022  -   08/14/2022

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Languages
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2022  To  06/05/2022 

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
315 N Martin Luther King Jr Ave
Waukegan   IL   60085
312-854-3372
vista@housingactionil.org
www.housingactionil.org

Listing ID 111265


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