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VHCB AmeriCorps - Volunteer and Service Coord (GWC Shelter)
 
 
 
Groundworks Shelter is a program of Groundworks Collaborative, whose mission is to provide ongoing support to families and individuals facing housing and food insecurities. The goal of this position is to enhance the services available by recruiting and organizing volunteers, supporting shelter residents, and creating programming opportunities for the shelter. Service Conditions: This position resides in our full time year round homeless shelter and work will be completed in the office, community house space, resident rooms, in the grounds surrounding the shelter, and in the community. 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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Essential Functions: • Provide residents with on-going support as they work towards achieving their goals, including some resume writing, budgeting and completing housing applications. • Contact Residents at regular intervals after they have left the shelter to collect data on impact of shelter stay on sustainable housing. • Recruit and manage volunteers to support shelter operations. • Assist residents with completing housing applications and support with residents with daily chores • Maintain case notes on a daily basis • Screen individuals and families seeking shelter, maintain and complete accurate screening information Marginal Functions: • Implement new programming and service projects for residents including peer support groups, life skills and recreational groups. • Assist with intake process, forms and record keeping as needed. For complete position description, please visit: http://www.vhcb.org/americorps/menu_events/positions/
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Hunger . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Social Services ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VHCB AmeriCorps - Volunteer and Service Coord (GWC Shelter)

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:  200

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/03/2017  To  08/31/2017 

Contact Lee Trapeni
Groundworks Collaborative
Brattleboro   VT   05302
802-257-0066
erin@vhcb.org
www.vhcb.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 582


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