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THN VISTA Home Ownership Specialist (Austin Metro Area)
The Texas Homeless Network (THN) works to provide solutions to end homelessness in Texas communities through education, resources, and advocacy. Currently, THN has VISTA members placed throughout the state working on capacity building and program development to assist communities in ending homelessness. This specific VISTA project works to build capacity at the Taylor Housing Authority by enhancing and developing new processes which expand the homeownership program and also by creating and implementing an outreach plan to people experiencing homelessness.
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Member Duties : This position is in Taylor, TX, near Austin, TX 1.) Prepare for development and implementation of Homeownership Program by researching best practices in community-wide strategies to preventing and ending homelessness and assessing organization’s needs and opportunities in community outreach efforts. 2.) Research and apply for funding opportunities to support programs for housing voucher recipients. 3.) Educate community members about issues surrounding homelessness and the organization’s services. **In addition to this application, complete this survey to be considered for an interview:** To learn more about the THN VISTA program visit:
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Communications . 
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THN VISTA Home Ownership Specialist (Austin Metro Area)

Program Start/End Date
07/06/2020  -   07/05/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TEXAS  


Accepting Applications
From  04/16/2020  To  06/12/2020 

Contact Nick Thompson
1713 Fortview Rd
Austin   TX   78704
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79125