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Virginia Housing Alliance VISTA - DHCD
 
 
 
Virginia Housing Alliance’s (VHA) VISTA project is a statewide project that works to expand affordable housing opportunities and end homelessness throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. VHA’s VISTA project aims to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, suitable living environments, and expansive economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons. The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is committed to creating safe, affordable, and prosperous communities to live, work and do business in Virginia. DHCD’s VISTA member project will focus on the agency’s current and future efforts on assessing policies as well as designing and implementing the Rent Relief Program and the Virginia Eviction Reduction Pilot (VERP), which will demonstrate effective strategies to reduce the commonwealth’s rates of evictions. The VISTA member will assist the agency in building capacity to fully study evictions through data collection, data analysis, researching eviction early intervention and diversion program designs, and engaging stakeholders.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA member will research the best practices to prevent evictions in the Commonwealth and identify emerging resources that will allow DHCD and its partners to target resources to those at highest risk of eviction. The VISTA will also assist in the development of resources that align existing eviction early intervention programs and services with future efforts as well as a real-time tracking tool of evictions to evaluate eviction prevention efforts. Other member duties will include developing programmatic materials for internal capacity to sustain effective eviction prevention programs, building strategic partnerships with stakeholders, and implementing eviction prevention best practices.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning ,  Computers/Technology ,  Non-Profit Management ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Virginia Housing Alliance VISTA - DHCD

Program Start/End Date
08/16/2021  -   08/15/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  03/21/2021  To  07/07/2021 

Contact Hannah Moore
205 N Robinson St
Richmond   VA   23220
9102582420
Hmoore@VAHOUSINGALLIANCE.ORG
www.vahousingalliance.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 95293


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