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EOC Catholic Charities Housing: SOAR Specialist
Located in downtown Buffalo, The Service Collaborative is seeking AmeriCorps members to join the Economic Opportunity Corps (EOC). EOC AmeriCorps are placed in local nonprofits and provide the community with essential financial literacy, financial wellness, and programmatic support. For this AmeriCorps opportunity, financial literacy service encompasses a variety of issue areas including but not limited to coaching & tutoring, legal, housing, and public benefits supports, financial aid assistance, managing community programs, outreach, and other program aligned direct service. EOC service is tailored to the specific host-site and the population served by the organization. All EOC members should anticipate providing a combination of financial education, client management, program implementation/design, and service projects. EOC members are not required to have prior financial or human services experience. What we look for is a willingness and attitude to commit yourself to a term of service. We want individuals who are thoughtful, kind, hardworking, and have a passion for creating positive change. Please note that COVID-19 continues to have an impact on some of our programming. EOC AmeriCorps member safety remains our top priority and we look forward to working with each applicant to ensure a healthy and successful service term.
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Member Duties : Catholic Charities of Buffalo (CCB), New York is a Catholic sponsored human services agency serving anyone in need particularly those who are poor and vulnerable. The organization empowers individuals, children and families to achieve and maintain meaningful, healthy and productive lives. As a SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery) trained representative, the EOC AmeriCorps will assist individual who are experiencing or are at-risk of being homeless and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a cooccurring substance use disorder to apply for SSA disability programs. The EOC member will have direct client contact, contact with health care providers, SSI/SSDI providers, the court system, healthcare providers, and other entities that are involved with the SSI/SSDI application process. The EOC AmeriCorps will also assist with educating and stabilizing the client’s finances.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work . 
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EOC Catholic Charities Housing: SOAR Specialist

Program Start/End Date
11/02/2020  -   10/01/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW YORK  


Accepting Applications
From  07/21/2020  To  10/16/2020 

Contact Jacob Fox
173 Elm St
Buffalo   NY   14203
7164188500 e145

Listing ID 91103