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VHCB AmeriCorps - Home Education Coordinator (CHT)
The Champlain Housing Trust (CHT) is a community land trust that supports strong, vital communities in northwest Vermont through the development and stewardship of permanently affordable homes and associated community assets. CHT manages and develops permanently affordable rental housing and affordable homeownership programs in Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties. CHT’s HomeOwnership Center (HOC) is a member of the national NeighborWorks® America network and is comprised of 3 Programs: 1. Home Education provides group and individual counseling in financial literacy, homebuyer education and homeowner services 2. Shared Equity Program (SEP) helps buyers with down payment grants to create affordable homeownership options 3. Champlain Housing Loan Fund is a community-based loan program for low income homeowners funded mostly with Community Development Block Grants. Service occurs both in an office environment as well as in the community, in Chittenden, Franklin, and Grand Isle counties. Having your own vehicle and working on some nights and weekends are required. 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 full position description:
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Member Duties : • Learn the overall workings of CHT and the HomeOwnership Center; with a special emphasis to learn the intricacies and value of homebuyer education Provide basic information to people wanting information about CHT • Perform outreach in support of the HomeOwnership Center. Outreach may encompass contacting community agencies and organizations, organization and completion of special events, volunteer recruitment, and promoting collaborative efforts among organizations/programs • Organize the logistics for educational groups, arrange guest speakers, prepare materials, update the Homebuyer Education workbook, create/updates flyers, inform partners, community members and customers of events and education opportunities • Administer workshops and events as well as counseling and mentoring such as scheduling appointments, pulling credit reports, preparing files and informational materials For full position description please visit
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Stipend ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing . 
Skills :
General Skills . 
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VHCB AmeriCorps - Home Education Coordinator (CHT)

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  08/16/2017 

Contact Barbara Geries
Champlain Housing Trust
Burlington   VT   05401
802 828 3249

Listing ID 584