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18' Dupage Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Engagement Leader
DuPage Habitat is in the midst of substantial growth and development. We are a midsized affiliate serving over 20 families per year and we have an aggressive growth plan that will continue to increase the number of families served throughout the foreseeable future. We are seeking to make a long-term impact on the supply of affordable housing in DuPage County and the lives of Habitat homeowners. The Volunteer Engagement Leader will run new workshops at local libraries about homeownership to teach local residents about how to be a better homeowner and how to ensure that others have the opportunity to do so as well. The Volunteer Engagement Leader will also lead programs to engage youth in a meaningful way. We currently cannot accommodate most kids under 16 and virtually no kids under 14 so this person would help us to change that! We are anticipating that the Volunteer Engagement Leader would prepare and lead at least 4-6 workshops each week. The position may also be asked to assist with hosting new special build days for the affiliate to draw in volunteers with out-of-the norm opportunities like a young professional networking build or a themed 4th of July BBQ build.
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Member Duties : • Lead programming for youth and adults to attract new volunteers and utilize volunteers in new ways. • Assist with recruitment for new volunteers. • Implement fun build days for new volunteers. • Expand and create new youth opportunities. • Increase affiliate’s ability to recruit new volunteers and program applicants. Give volunteers new opportunities to volunteer.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Housing . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Public Speaking ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Trade/Construction ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization . 
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18' Dupage Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Engagement Leader

Program Start/End Date
06/04/2018  -   08/12/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  05/11/2018  To  06/15/2018 

Contact Vista Leader
Wheaton   IL   60187
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 81215