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2018-2019 Special Projects Associate VISTA
 
 
 
The Alliance is working to end homelessness in suburban Cook County. It is an exciting time to join the Alliance! We are in the midst of creating a new strategic plan to end homelessness in our community, and are close to ending homelessness among veterans. A VISTA will be able to lead and support multiple projects. To track our progress towards ending homelessness, the Alliance leads an annual Point-in-Time Count to identify how many people are homeless in our community on a given night. It will be the VISTA's responsibility to lead the execution and organization of the Point-in-Time Count. In addition, the VISTA will aid in the Alliance’s resource development work through communications and researching and writing grants. The VISTA is a vital member of our team. You will have the opportunity to engage leaders in the nonprofit community, participate in community-wide initiatives, attend various training, and learn more about the homeless services sector. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about ending homelessness and eager to learn and contribute to reach this goal. The ideal candidate has strong organizational skills, is a skilled writer and communicator, and works well independently or with a team. Direct volunteer recruitment, committee involvement, or resource development experience is not a requirement but is preferred.
 
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Member Duties : The Special Programs Associate will organize and execute the 2019 HUD Point in Time Count and expand and maintain the Alliance’s resource development capacity. The VISTA will have the opportunity to work on other projects they are passionate about as secondary projects to their VISTA assignment.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
None
 
Skills :
Computers/Technology ,  Public Speaking ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Veterans ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2018-2019 Special Projects Associate 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   Chicago  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/02/2018  To  07/27/2018 

Contact VISTA Leader
4415 Harrison St
Hillside   IL   60162
312-854-3368
vista@housingactionil.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 79623


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