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2017 Housing Action Illinois
Our state is dealing with housing insecurity for homeowners and stretched demand for rental housing. Housing Action Illinois fights to expand and protect affordable housing throughout the state; we unite, educate and activate 160 member organizations in working to alleviate poverty through housing-related services. Our VISTA will help us communicate with our members, policymakers, and funders by developing print and digital materials, as well as aid us in building our capacity and influence by cultivating supporters, expanding our outreach, and diversifying our resources.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Develop communications materials (print and digital) that reinforce member engagement and donor relationships and heighten public awareness of affordable housing issues. Develop member outreach, cultivation, and education strategies. Work with Executive Director, Board, and staff to expand and diversify funding sources strategies. Assist staff in learning and navigating technology and maintaining/improving database procedures.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2017 Housing Action Illinois

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2017  -   08/31/2018

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  09/30/2017 

Contact Tanya Burgess
11 E Adams St
Chicago   IL   60603
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 72811