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VHCB AmeriCorps - Community Engagement Specialist (NWWVT HS)
The goal of this position is to educate and engage with Vermont homeowners about energy efficiency (weatherization, technologies, renewables, behavioral changes) resulting in home energy audits (especially in low to moderate income households) and ultimately to completed efficiency improvements to the home, while also tracking the results and effects of the efficiency measures. Also, this position will be a liaison between Rutland Regional Medical Center Social Services team and our NeighborWorks of Western Vermont Home Repair team to help chronic health patients (asthma, COPD, falling, etc.) to make needed improvements in their living situations which will help to lower their incident of repeat health issues. Service will be primarily performed in an office setting but will include some outdoor, public, on-site service time as well. Attendance at events in evenings and weekends may be 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 complete position description:
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Member Duties : • Work alongside the HEAT Squad team to educate, inform, and engage with the public about residential energy audits and efficiency improvements. • Responsible for implementation and execution of various outreach strategies and initiatives, working with community leaders, energy committees, and other grassroots organizations to further the mission of the program. • Intake and audit scheduling with homeowners, providing education about the energy audit and next steps in the process. • Outreach to employers to foster relationships and offer and complete employee presentations For full position description please visit:
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Public Safety ,  Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Homeland Security ,  Environment ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Technology . 
Skills :
General Skills . 
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VHCB AmeriCorps - Community Engagement Specialist (NWWVT HS)

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  06/06/2017  To  09/11/2017 

Contact Melanie Paskevich
Neighborworks Of Western Vermontneighbor
West Rutland   VT   05777

Listing ID 598