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United Way Housing Stability Associate
Homelessness and housing instability remains a crisis in our region. On any given night, more than 11,199 people will experience homelessness in King County. 5,228 people are unsheltered – staying in vehicles, tents, and on our streets, while approximately 5,971 stay in emergency shelter. The rising cost of living and rent is also contributing to instability, nearly 50% of evictions are because of unpaid rent. United Way of King County believes that this is unacceptable and is committed to reducing the number of unsheltered people and evictions due to unpaid rent in our community. What started as a health crisis, has quickly had reverberating economic shocks in our community, and within the first months of the COVID-19 response, thousands of community members have faced having to choose between paying rent or for other basic needs. Our vision is to live in a community where everyone has a safe and stable home. We believe our community needs to address the crisis with a strong and efficient crisis response system and an adequate number of stable housing options that help people exit homelessness. We also need to reduce the number of people becoming homeless in the first place.
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Member Duties : Housing Stability AmeriCorps members will serve s to provide one-on-one assistance for individuals and/or families experiencing a housing crisis. Members will directly support the Eviction Prevention Rental Assistance Program to get financial assistance households behind on their rent. The team will meet with clients to make sure they are quickly identified, assessed for, and connected. Members will learn and implement a client-centered approach to provide diversion services, eviction prevention, and rent assistance. AmeriCorps placements associated with this program will contribute to our goals of helping 3,000 people receive financial assistance and 1,000 people having positive housing outcomes.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage . 
Terms :
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Communications ,  Social Services ,  General Skills ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Counseling ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization . 
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United Way Housing Stability Associate

Program Start/End Date
11/02/2020  -   05/28/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  10/09/2020  To  11/07/2020 

Contact Natalie Marques
720 2nd Ave
Seattle   WA   98104

Listing ID 90127