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2018 Summer Coordinated Entry Liaison - Will County
 
 
 
Catholic Charities is a social service agency that serves people of all faiths and beliefs. Program services include counseling, emergency homeless shelters, permanent housing, emergency services, food assistance, homeless prevention, Back-To-School Fair, Head Start, Adult Protective Services, Senior Case Management, Senior Companion Programs, Information and Assistance. The agency serves seven counties: DuPage, Will, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Ford and Iroquois. This position is a part of the Housing Action VISTA Network. Housing Action Illinois administers 35 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 VISTA will attend outreach sessions targeted to those experiencing homelessness at the Joliet Public Library to explain the purpose of and steps to access the coordinated entry system (CES) in the Will County Continuum. The VISTA will assess individuals experiencing a housing crisis according to the procedures of the continuum’s CES. The VISTA will ensure assessment data is correctly entered into the homeless management information system database. The VISTA will assist housing program staff to gather eligibility documentation for households in the CES. The VISTA will identify and strategize with program staff to overcome barriers to housing. The VISTA will assist households to locate available apartments. The VISTA will advocate for landlords to accept households in the CES into their housing units. The VISTA will also assist individuals and families to access household goods and furniture needed in their new apartments.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Homelessness ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Conflict Resolution ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2018 Summer Coordinated Entry Liaison - Will County

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

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  04/23/2018  To  06/06/2018 

Contact Tiara Hyche
16555 Weber Rd
Crest Hill   IL   60403
312-854-3370
vista@housingactionil.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 80445


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