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GA- Veterans Build, Atlanta, Habitat for Humanity Int'l
 
 
 
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. The Veterans Department at HFHI located in Atlanta, GA is seeking to fill the following opportunity: Project Development. 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 : Project Development - Develop new, or improve existing, projects, programs, systems of management, or events that do not fall into the categories above. Examples include developing and implementing plans to engage Veterans at the community level by developing a Veterans Build program; developing the foundation for an affiliate’s NRI program including identifying a target community and implementing Success Measures to help track, record, and best utilize data. Activities may include: engaging community participation with the project through presentations, materials and systems for recruitment of partners; research, develop and implement systems to accurately track and record project related data and the evaluation of those systems; develop the documentation of resources and directions for maintaining systems used in the research, development and execution of the project, and identify transition staff or volunteers to sustain the project.
 
Program Benefits :
Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Leadership ,  Veterans ,  Public Speaking ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
GA- Veterans Build, Atlanta, Habitat for Humanity Int'l

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 GEORGIA   Atlanta  

Languages
English

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

Contact AmeriCorps Recruitment
121 Habitat St
Americus   GA   31709
404-420-6725
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 50388


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