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FL - South Palm Beach Habitat for Humanity
 
 
 
Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat welcomes partner families, volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds to join us in meeting our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. AmeriCorps VISTA members support efforts to overcome poverty through community empowerment, capacity building, and sustainable solutions. Member roles might include fundraising, ReStore development, and creating systems to support successful volunteer and family engagement. South Palm Beach County, Inc., HFH of located in Delray Beach, FL is seeking to fill the following opportunities: Resource Development, Volunteer Development and Construction Systems. AmeriCorps Benefits that you may be eligible for include: • Education award ($5,550) or end of service stipend ($1,500) upon successful completion of service. The Ed Award is good for seven years from the completion of service. Unfortunately, this is a taxable benefit. • Student Loan Forbearance: AmeriCorps members may be eligible to postpone the repayment of their qualified student loans through loan forbearance. While the loan is in forbearance during the term of service, interest continues to accrue. Please note that not all loans are qualified for forbearance and candidates should check with their lender to see if their loan qualifies. • Health Benefits: Members are eligible to enroll in a limited health plan. Please note this plan is does not meet the minimal essential coverage of the Affordable Care Act. • 10 personal and 10 sick days • Childcare: AmeriCorps members can receive childcare benefits if they meet the eligibility requirements. • Non-competitive Hiring Status: When AmeriCorps VISTA members satisfactorily complete one full year of service, they earn non-competitive eligibility for federal government jobs for one year after the member’s service.
 
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Member Duties : Resource Development - Develop, document and implement a resource development system that increases financial and in-kind resources provided by individual donor nurturing and recognition systems, non-federal grant proposals, mailers, special events, house sponsorships and individual donations. Construction Systems - Develop, document and implement a plan to improve or expand the organization’s construction operations. This may include developing systems for inventory management or developing safety programs. A VISTA in this role focuses on creating systems and processes, and typically does not focus on direct service activities on the construction site. Volunteer Development - Develop, document and implement a plan for volunteer recruitment, tracking, scheduling, training, and recognition in order to enhance the overall volunteer experience for participants, as well as increase the number of volunteers. The responsibilities may include creating a database to track volunteers.
 
Program Benefits :
Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
FL - South Palm Beach Habitat for Humanity

Program Start/End Date
08/04/2014  -   08/09/2015

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some College

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations FLORIDA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/05/2014  To  06/30/2014 

Contact AmeriCorps Recruitment
121 Habitat St
Americus   GA   31709
404-420-6725
www.habitat.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 49559


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