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2017 Spanish Coalition for Housing
 
 
 
The mission of the Spanish Coalition for Housing (SCH) is to provide comprehensive counseling, education and housing resources necessary for Latinos and other -low-to-moderate income families in the Chicagoland area, develop competence and responsibility in meeting their financial and housing needs, and to advocate for and proactively promote additional resources for them. The VISTA will build off of the program development plan/toolkit and recommendations of the prior year’s VISTA with a particular focus on defining SCH’s volunteer needs, skills and opportunities across the organization, reviewing and identifying best practices in volunteer management programs (both locally and nationally) segmenting volunteer categories/target partners, markets and developing a plan of implementation and sustainability. Through this project, the VISTA will better position Spanish Coalition for Housing to strategically identify resources, value added opportunities to increase organizational capacity to address affordable housing preservation, creation, maintenance and household asset development.
 
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Member Duties : Development and Communications Associate VISTA will: (1) VISTA will become acclimated with SCH programs and service area and work to define Volunteer needs, skills, opportunities and align with SCH strategic. (2) Research best practices on assets and liabilities associated with Volunteer Management Programs for nonprofits. (3) Formalize a Volunteer “Talent Management Strategy” (4) Implementation and preliminary evaluation of Volunteer Talent (5) VISTA will obtain knowledge in areas of resource development, communications and fundraising.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2017 Spanish Coalition for Housing

Program Start/End Date
08/17/2017  -   08/16/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Languages
Spanish

Accepting Applications
From  04/14/2017  To  08/17/2017 

Contact Tanya Burgess
1922 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago   IL   60639
3129396074x107
vista@housingactionil.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72695


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