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Virginia Housing Alliance - SJV Data & Communications VISTA
 
 
 
Virginia Housing Alliance’s (VHA) AmeriCorps VISTA project is a statewide intermediary project with 17 Host Sites, all that either work to expand affordable housing opportunities and/or 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. This listing is to fill the Host Site opening at St. Joseph’s Villa (SJV) in Petersburg, VA. St. Joseph’s Villa serves as the lead agency within the Balance of State Continuum of Care (CoC) for Crater Area Coalition on Homelessness (CACH), and has played an important role in stimulating and facilitating regional collaboration on addressing homelessness. SJV is looking for an organized, detail-oriented and motivated individual to serve as the Data Analyst and Communications Specialist VISTA to help expand the capacity of SJV in effectively and equitably serving individuals experiencing homelessness. The VISTA will work to increase the effectiveness and reach of CACH by enhancing communication strategies to identify and recruit new members while also expanding the community’s awareness regarding available homeless services resources. VISTA must be proficient at utilizing spreadsheets, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Forms, and Sheets. The VISTA will also collaborate with local agencies, Built for Zero, and Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) board in developing and implementing a plan to end youth homelessness by aggregating critical data, researching similar programs, and conducting a youth Point in Time count.
 
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Member Duties : The VISTA will collaborate with the Coordinated Entry (CE) Committee to evaluate current CE policies and procedures and identify areas of improvement. They will also update necessary materials such as the CACH website to reflect changes and distribute new policies to the CACH board, partners, and community. The VISTA will cultivate new partnerships and members for CACH by researching and identifying opportunities for recruitment, developing a new member orientation that informs stakeholders about benefits of membership, and tracking membership participation data to increase involvement of CACH members. They will play a vital role in SJV’s plan to end youth homelessness by collaborating with Built for Zero on data collection, assisting the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Board on researching best practices, programs, and solutions for ending youth homelessness, and developing a racial disparities analysis to evaluate programs and services to make SJV more equitable.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Urban Planning ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Virginia Housing Alliance - SJV Data & Communications VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/15/2022  -   08/14/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/06/2022  To  07/18/2022 

Contact Hannah Moore
205 N Robinson St
Richmond   VA   23220
9102582420
hmoore@vahousingalliance.org
www.vahousingalliance.org

Listing ID 95314


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