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2018 Coordinated Entry Case Manager
Ford Heights Community Services Organization (FHCSO) has been assisting vulnerable populations in times of crises, emphasizing emergency, supportive, and educational services to individuals and families until they stabilize, via its Coordinated Entry Program. The VISTA will work with the Coordinated Entry Case Manager Supervisor in connecting people in crises with resources, emphasizing on homeless prevention and diversion to homelessness. The end result of the project will be for FHCSO to increase the number of services provided to individuals and families to make homelessness a rare, brief, and one-time occurrence. The VISTA will ideally be an excellent team worker that possess ample computer/technology skills and sufficient written and oral skills in addition to a strong willingness to work with families that are homeless or at imminent risk of being homeless.This position is a part of the Housing Action VISTA Network. Housing Action Illinois administers 38 10-week VISTA Summer Associate positions located all throughout Illinois. Learn more by checking out our website.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The objective of the VISTA is to assess, evaluate, and connect individuals and families to resources by completing the following activities: complete intake and assessment of clients that are referred to the agency, assist clients in collecting needed documents to qualify for housing opportunities, follow up with client’s as needed to close out referrals, research needed resources and refer clients for services, document case notes, and report to supervisor as needed.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Homelessness . 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Team Work . 
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AmeriCorps VISTA

2018 Coordinated Entry Case Manager

Program Start/End Date
06/04/2018  -   08/17/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  04/23/2018  To  08/03/2018 

Contact Tiara Hyche
943 E Lincoln Hwy
Ford Heights   IL   60411
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80443