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Grace Hill - Housing and Community Development VISTA
 
 
 
The mission of Grace Hill is to provide opportunities for individuals, families, and communities to become stronger, healthier, and more self-reliant. Founded in 1903 with roots in the Settlement House tradition, Grace Hill believes that every child deserves an excellent, enriching education; that every family deserves the opportunity to become self-reliant; and every community deserves an opportunity to thrive. A leader among non-profits in St. Louis, Grace Hill operates three early childhood education centers and two community centers in north and south St. Louis City, serving more than 3,600 individuals and families each year. Grace Hill is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to build the agency’s capacity to understand and implement community needs in the context of a comprehensive housing and needs assessment process. Grace Hill is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to design assessment tools, secure partnerships, and collect data about the housing development process in the College Hill Neighborhood of North St. Louis. In addition, the VISTA member will be responsible for attending and sharing results from community meetings, building a training for staff on the needs assessment/evaluation process, and sharing results broadly with the non-profit community in St. Louis. Skills and Abilities: •Strong sense of cultural competency and a desire to work in diverse, urban neighborhoods. •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently to complete tasks. •Impeccable customer service orientation. •Demonstrated ability to work on teams and strong interpersonal skills. •Strong computer skills including the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and e-mail software. Willingness to learn new database systems, including Efforts to Outcomes and other data analysis software. •Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
 
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Member Duties : Grace Hill Settlement House is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to build the agency’s capacity to understand and implement community needs in the context of a comprehensive housing and needs assessment process. Grace Hill is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to design assessment tools, secure partnerships, and collect data about the housing development process in the College Hill Neighborhood of North St. Louis. In addition, the VISTA member will be responsible for attending and sharing results from community meetings, building a training for staff on the needs assessment/evaluation process, and sharing results broadly with the non-profit community in St. Louis.
 
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Cell phone and mileage reimbursement . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Health ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Social Services . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Grace Hill - Housing and Community Development VISTA

Program Start/End Date
06/01/2017  -   06/01/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MISSOURI  

Accepting Applications
From  01/04/2017  To  06/30/2017 

Contact Onalee Yousey
2600 Hadley St
Saint Louis   MO   63106
314-584-6877
oyousey@gracehillsettlement.org
www.gracehillsettlement.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 70962


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