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2017 Mercy Housing Lakefront
Mercy Housing Lakefront’s mission is to create stable, vibrant and healthy communities by developing, financing and operating affordable, program-enriched housing for families, seniors and people with special needs who lack the economic resources to access quality, safe housing opportunities. The VISTA will assist with a review of the overall strategy of the financial literacy program with any updates or changes that need to be made. The VISTA will also continue to train MHL staff in order to inform them of ongoing service offerings and to help integrate the curriculum into the overall Resident Services Program Model.
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Member Duties : The Financial Literacy Specialist will: (1) work with the Special Projects Manager of the Capacity Building program to develop new strategies for integrating the Capacity Building program into our current service offerings. (2) reviewing our current Financial Literacy curriculum and processes and then assisting with us in determining the best strategies to engage the various demographics which we serve. (3) Work with Special Projects Manager to further develop a Capacity Building strategy for Seniors and Youth. (4) Work with Special Projects Manager to coordinate quarterly Resource Fairs.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2017 Mercy Housing Lakefront

Program Start/End Date
09/12/2017  -   09/11/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/14/2017  To  11/01/2017 

Contact Tanya Burgess
120 S La Salle St
Chicago   IL   60603
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72807