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LIFT-Chicago Site Coordinator (NEW)
 
 
 
*PROGRAM DESCRIPTION*: Today, LIFT deploys trained volunteers in community centers in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, to serve low-income individuals and families. LIFT’s clients and volunteers work one-on-one to find jobs, secure safe and stable housing, make ends meet through public benefits and tax credits, and obtain quality referrals for services like childcare and healthcare that help clients move themselves forward. The LIFT experience also pushes volunteers to grapple with our country’s most challenging issues related to poverty, race, inequality, and public policy. Since LIFT’s founding, nearly 10,000 volunteers have served more than 60,000 individuals and families. *HOW TO APPLY*: Before applying, please review the Site Coordinator position description on our website for additional information on position responsibilities, compensation, and requirements: visit http://www.liftcommunities.org/ and click on GET INVOLVED and then JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS. To apply, please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter, both in Microsoft Word format, addressed to Program Manager, Sol Anderson at scchicago@liftcommunities.org. Please outline how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and state how you heard about this opportunity. If you do not submit your resume and cover letter, your application will be considered incomplete. Additionally, if you are applying to more than one LIFT region, please list in the subject line of your e-mail which regions you are applying to. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
 
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Member Duties : AmeriCorps Members/Site Coordinators are responsible for coordinating on-site delivery of client service and recruiting, training and supervising volunteers that provide client service. Site Coordinators also provide direct client service and help clients to find jobs, secure housing, enroll in public benefits, and help community members obtain referrals for services like childcare and healthcare. Site Coordinators build and strengthen partnerships with community and university organizations; they also attend community meetings and trainings. At least two Site Coordinators staff each LIFT office and report to the Regional Program Director, Sol Anderson. The position is a two year commitment.
 
Program Benefits :
Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Hunger ,  Ex-Offender Reentry . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Urban Planning ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Counseling ,  Social Services ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
LIFT-Chicago Site Coordinator (NEW)

Program Start/End Date
07/01/2014  -   06/30/2016

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  80

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Languages
Fluency in Spanish preferred

Accepting Applications
From  02/13/2012  To  06/30/2017 

Contact Sol Anderson
4554 N Broadway St
Chicago   IL   60640
(773) 303-0700
scchicago@liftcommunities.org
www.liftcommunities.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 37157


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