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Housing Forward Outreach Assistant
Administrative/Data entry: •Greet and assist people at the Lexington entrance. •Sort, file, and distribute incoming mail to clients •Assure the Support Center entrance ramp, steps and sidewalks are clear in inclement weather. •Answer multi-line phones and pre-screening callers for services and referrals. •Make outbound calls to clients to verify referral success. •Perform routine administrative and maintenance tasks per daily, weekly and monthly checklists. •Accept, sort and maintain inventory of in-kind donations and supplies with donations volunteer. Outreach and Diversion: •Assist with sorting and assembly of outreach kits/materials •Assist clients with accessing basic supportive services. •Assist clients in obtaining ID including Social Security Cards, Driver Licenses, State ID’s, and Birth Certificates. •Maintain a current, up-to-date knowledge of internal Housing Forward programs and external resources that apply to the community served. •Distribute Street Outreach Cards and Fliers to community stakeholders upon request •Offsite and community travel may be required for training, outreach, and/or research •Work under Outreach & Diversion Manager for additional duties as needed
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Report any safety or client problems to the Outreach staff. Attend training and in-services approved by the Supportive Services Manager. Enter hours on biweekly time sheet and submit to AmeriCorps and Supportive Services Manager in a timely manner. Maintain appropriate boundaries with clients at all times. Maintain client confidentiality and treat clients with dignity and respect. Flexibility to perform other duties and assist other departments as needed. **Must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination**
Program Benefits : travel stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Counseling . 
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Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Housing Forward Outreach Assistant

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   09/01/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  


Accepting Applications
From  07/18/2022  To  03/30/2023 

Contact Cherrell Jackson
1851 S 9th Ave
Maywood   IL   60153

Listing ID 98431


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