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Virginia Housing Alliance VISTA - Bay Aging
 
 
 
The Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA), state and national partners, and our service provider partners across Virginia are working to expand affordable housing opportunities through education, advocacy, training, and capacity building. This VISTA project provides the human capital necessary to provide on the ground support to agencies developing, providing or otherwise supporting affordable housing, while engaging VISTA Members in meeting the need for and challenges to affordable housing. VISTA Members are placed in agencies across the state and provide key leadership, guidance, and direction to help VHA’s local partners achieve greater impact for their clients. Specific project objectives are as follows: (1) Develop resources to increase development capacity and enhance organizational sustainability; (2) Enhance community engagement in affordable housing efforts; (3) Improve data quality and use in decision-making; and (4) Promote best practices in affordable housing development.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : Bay Aging delivers programs and services so people of all ages and needs can live independently in their communities for as long as possible. The VISTA will work closely with the Executive Director, Bay Aging staff, other local community leaders, and VHA to (1) Develop resources to increase development capacity and enhance organizational sustainability; (2) Enhance community engagement in affordable housing efforts; (3) Improve data quality and use in decision-making; and (4) Promote best practices in affordable housing development. The VISTA will explore new multi-family and single-family housing production opportunities, including grant opportunities. The VISTA will identify new services to complement the existing menu of housing services, create and distribute a Resident Needs Survey and use data to build strategic partnerships. The VISTA will also research models that prioritize clients for single-family housing repair programs.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Homelessness ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Social Services ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Communications ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Urban Planning . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Virginia Housing Alliance VISTA - Bay Aging

Program Start/End Date
08/21/2018  -   08/20/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VIRGINIA  

Accepting Applications
From  04/18/2018  To  08/03/2018 

Contact Amanda Alston
PO Box 14649
Richmond   VA   23221
8043322096
aalston@vahousingalliance.org
vahousingalliance.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80265


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