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Habitat for Humanity - Waco - Community Outreach
 
 
 
Waco Habitat for Humanity is looking for a Veterans Engagement Specialist to join the team! Habitat for Humanity knows that safe, decent and affordable shelter plays an absolutely critical role in helping families to create a new cycle, one filled with possibilities and progress. Waco Habitat for Humanity is looking for an individual who is passionate about community engagement and helping people create a new cycle. The Community Engagement Specialist VISTA will serve with Waco Habitat for Humanity to increase awareness of Habitat's mission and establish partnerships with various local community groups. Specifically, the VISTA's primary focus will be to assist with the development of partnerships with the local veteran groups, assist with program development and volunteer management and recruitment. As a part of the program the VISTA member will serve coordinating and implementing strategies to educate the veterans, faith-based communities, and veteran organizations on Habitat’s mission and recruit resources (financial, material and human). Habitat for Humanity Texas is hosting VISTA members at different local Habitats across Texas who will focus on increasing resources and community outreach efforts of local Habitats, such as Waco Habitat for Humanity. The focus of the Habitat for Humanity Texas VISTA program is to increase resources for local Habitat for Humanity organizations in Texas.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Waco Habitat for Humanity seeks to grow the relationship with veterans and veteran organizations. The VISTA member will serve to establish strong partnerships and programs with local veteran services groups through community outreach, marketing, and networking. Specifically, the VISTA member will work with Waco Habitat and the Veteran One Stop to refine the financial literacy program, expand the program, and increase affordable housing services through the Veteran One Stop. The Veterans One-Stop Center is designed to serve veterans and their families by providing housing and resource assistance, referrals, education, and needed information such as finical education materials. VISTA member service activities include creating marketing materials, presentations to the community, attending and leading community meetings, and assisting with program improvements and all Veteran OneStop volunteer activities.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*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 ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Veterans ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Veterans ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Habitat for Humanity - Waco - Community Outreach

Program Start/End Date
08/20/2018  -   08/22/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  

Accepting Applications
From  06/11/2018  To  07/25/2018 

Contact Andrea Earl
220 N 11th St
Waco   TX   76701
512-523-5725
andrea@habitattexas.org
habitattexas.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 75589


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