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VHCB AmeriCorps -Home Repair & Weatherization Asst. (COVER)
COVER’s mission is to foster hope and build community in the Upper Valley. We do this by bringing together staff, volunteers and homeowners in fellowship to complete urgently needed home repair projects and to facilitate the effective reuse of household goods and building materials. The goal of the position is to facilitate building community through the process of volunteer-assisted home repair. Service Condition: The Home Repair and Weatherization Assistant will need to work BOTH outside (60%) and inside (40%) in both winter and summer. Position begins September 11th, 2017 and ends August 10th, 2018. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,700 hours and serves approximately 40 hours per week for 11 months. Member will receive a living allowance of $17,850 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,815 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training opportunities. Desired Qualifications: • Interest in Construction • Enthusiasm for mission • Strong interest in construction. Ability to lift and carry 35 lbs. • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written • Good driving skills and good record • Ability to self-organize and work independently For complete position description:
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Member Duties : • Be interested and enthusiastic about learning carpentry, weatherization and other aspects of the building trades • Be interested and enthusiastic about working with volunteers and with homeowners with sensitivity to issues of culture and class • Assist lead carpenters at construction sites – repairing homes, building accessibility ramps, repairing roofs and floors • Assist with weatherizing homes to save energy, keep homeowners warm and reduce carbon emissions • Prepare materials and tools for jobsites, including ordering and picking up materials • Work with volunteers to complete home repair & weatherization • Organize workshop and inventory materials • Work with volunteer coordinator to improve website – taking pictures, blogging For full position description please visit:
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Health ,  Public Safety ,  Hunger ,  Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Trade/Construction . 
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VHCB AmeriCorps -Home Repair & Weatherization Asst. (COVER)

Program Start/End Date
09/11/2017  -   08/10/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/02/2017  To  09/11/2017 

Contact John Heath
Cover Home Repair
White River Junction   VT   05001

Listing ID 32456