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2017 Housing Action Illinois VISTA Leader
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 Leaders help manage the Housing Action VISTA Network which places 30 AmeriCorps VISTAs in diverse projects at member organizations. The VISTA Leader will promote leadership, professional development, and collaboration for the 30 VISTA members through mentoring, training, troubleshooting, mediating, and creating resources as needed. They will also expand and improve the Housing Action VISTA Network by developing more efficient and user-friendly systems and tools for reporting, training, and recruiting. Important Qualification: Individuals are eligible to serve as Leaders only if they have successfully completed at least one term of service with AmeriCorps VISTA, AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), or one traditional term of service as a Peace Corps volunteer.
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Member Duties : The VISTA Leader will: (1) Facilitate and coordinate orientations and trainings for new VISTA members, and the close of service process for current VISTA members. (2) Maintain and improve the administrative aspects of Housing Action's VISTA Network in order to ensure effective communication exists among all the current VISTA members and supervisors and a support network for the VISTA members. (3) Recruit and screen prospective VISTA members and VISTA host sites.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Social Services . 
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2017 Housing Action Illinois VISTA Leader

Program Start/End Date
11/13/2017  -   11/12/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS   Chicago  

Accepting Applications
From  04/20/2017  To  12/01/2017 

Contact Willie Heineke
11 E Adams St
Chicago   IL   60603
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 73573