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VHCB AmeriCorps - Resource Specialist (GSH)
 
 
 
The Good Samaritan Haven provides emergency shelter and services for individuals who are homeless. The Good Samaritan Haven is committed to treating each individual with respect and dignity during their time of need. Also we are committed to assisting each individual, as needed, with navigating the systems necessary to lead themselves out of homelessness and on to safe and sustainable independent living. Service is to be performed on a flexible schedule including some day and evening hours. We have a shared office environment in the homeless shelter. The setting can be chaotic at times due to the nature of working with people who are in crisis. It is always changing and interesting. 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. For complete position description: http://www.vhcb.org/americorps/menu_events/positions/
 
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Member Duties : • Assist guests with gaining access to the services they need, including talking with employers and landlords. Provide service coordination and referrals. Support Guests with housing and employment searches and applications. • Encourage Guests to engage with case management services and provide support to Guests as they access other services within the community. • Provide consistent support to assist Guests with becoming as self-sufficient as possible, including basic activities of daily living. Model positive and constructive behavior. • Organize and facilitate skill-building workshops for Guests. Connect Guests with skill-building resources in the community. • Provide intakes and orientation of newly arrived Guests. For full position description please visit: http://www.vhcb.org/americorps/menu_events/positions/
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Housing ,  Hunger ,  Homelessness ,  Veterans ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Ex-Offender Reentry ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Communications ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VHCB AmeriCorps - Resource Specialist (GSH)

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:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/01/2017  To  09/11/2017 

Contact Judi Joy
Good Samaritan Haven
Barre   VT   05641
(802) 479 2294
erin@vhcb.org
www.vhcb.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 32459


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