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2018-2019 Family Shelter VISTA
 
 
 
Hesed House is creating a new program for families experiencing homelessness, and we need help growing sustainable capacity to help run the program! Hesed House's mission is to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless and give people the chance to hope again. Hesed House is a national model for ending homelessness - one person, one family at a time. It is the culmination of nearly three decades of strategic evolution from a formerly acceptable model of "eats and sheets" to a Comprehensive Homeless Resource Center - a campus of centralized highly skilled professionals collaborating to provide the tools necessary to help individuals and families break free of the shackles binding them to homelessness. This position is a part of the Housing Action VISTA Network. Housing Action Illinois administers 30 one year VISTA positions located all throughout Illinois. Learn more by checking out our website.
 
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Member Duties : Help create and develop a volunteer program for the new Family Shelter, including a plan for the sustained success of the program after the VISTA leaves. Help maintain and improve volunteer relations for all programs. The VISTA will work with Hesed’s Volunteer Director and PADS Family Shelter staff to help recruit, train, track and develop volunteer groups for recurring service in program. The VISTA will provide quarterly program evaluation and recommendations for sustainability. The VISTA will also help maintain and improve volunteer relations for all programs, and help communicate our Family Shelter volunteer needs to our current community volunteer groups and supporters.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
 
 
*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 . 
 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Recruitment ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2018-2019 Family Shelter VISTA

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2018  -   08/27/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  03/22/2018  To  06/06/2018 

Contact Tiara Hyche
659 S River St
Aurora   IL   60506
312-854-3370
vista@housingactionil.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79268


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