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24-25 WIN - Housing Counseling Corps - Economics
 
 
 
The Economic Learning VISTA will serve with Working In Neighborhoods from August 2024-2025 in Cincinnati, OH. Working In Neighborhoods (WIN) is part of the Housing Counseling Corps initiative of Housing Action Corps, an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. Housing Counseling Corps members receive custom training, support, networking, and post-service employment opportunities in the housing counseling field, in addition to the traditional benefits of AmeriCorps VISTA. Learn more: housingactionil.org/americorps. Since 1978, WIN has empowered people in the Greater Cincinnati region to make informed choices for themselves and their neighborhoods through community building, homeownership, and economic learning. As a HUD Approved housing counseling agency, WIN offers first-time homebuyer classes and ongoing financial education, while also working directly with families to save homes from foreclosure. WIN’s Economic Learning program offers housing counseling and coaching, group education, resource connection, service referrals, and outreach to help residents attain and maintain stable housing. The Economic Learning VISTA will develop new partnerships, outreach strategies, and marketing materials to ensure our services reach households in need. Our ideal candidate will be comfortable with public speaking and demonstrate excellent communications, writing/editing, and computer skills. Prior social services experience is a plus! This position offers a $600 monthly stipend.
 
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Member Duties : WIN's Economic Learning Program has a track record of preventing housing insecurity and working effectively with underemployed and unemployed clients so they can manage their finances and keep their homes. The Economic Learning VISTA will increase housing and financial stability in our region by expanding WIN’s community outreach and partner engagement. The VISTA will conduct outreach with schools, churches, clinics, community groups, and social service organizations. They will also create new engagement materials, including a FAQ handout and monthly newsletter. By the end of their service, the VISTA will expand WIN’s financial literacy program to new partners, become a HUD-Certified housing counselor, and pilot housing counseling services.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  $600 Monthly Housing Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Social Services ,  Counseling . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
24-25 WIN - Housing Counseling Corps - Economics

Program Start/End Date
08/26/2024  -   08/25/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OHIO  

Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2024  To  07/26/2024 

Contact AmeriCorps Leader
1814 Dreman Ave
Cincinnati   OH   45223
312-939-6074
americorps@housingactionil.org
housingactionil.org/americorps

Listing ID 122407


       

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