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VISTA Fellow at NHT-Enterprise
VISTA Strong Communities, a cohort overseen by the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development, is seeking a VISTA candidate to serve at the National Housing Trust (NHT: NHT-Enterprise was formed in 1999 to meet the need for a capable, mission driven organization focused on providing affordable housing that shelters low-income families and children. NHT’s community development programs are working to help low-income families build a pathway to college or vocational school. In addition, their programs are working to find new ways to build financial capability amongst households. Developing new strategies and approaches will require that they understand current policies on these issues, identify partners, and improve their ability to collect data about families’ progress towards economic mobility. To support their mission, they also offer community development programs to help their residents achieve greater economic stability through financial literacy, job readiness, and asset building. They are looking for a capable VISTA Fellow to help support their community development programs. The VISTA Fellow will play a key role in building their capacity to help families achieve financial stability, pursue college and career related goals, secure program partners, and evaluate programming. To learn more about VISTA Strong Communities, visit
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA Fellow will play a key role in building our capacity to help our families achieve financial stability, pursue college and career related goals, secure program partners, and evaluate programming by planning and coordinating resident meetings and focus groups about community development programs; utilizing feedback to help staff create responsive programming; conducting research on federal, state, and local policies that addresses financial capability among low-income households; identifying and selecting prospective partners to support internships and employment for teens; reviewing and advising on data needs for community development programs; and helping draft, collect, and compile survey and program data.
Program Benefits : Housing ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage* ,  Stipend ,  $1,000 housing stipend . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
First Aid ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Writing/Editing ,  Public Speaking ,  Urban Planning ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Social Services ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  Public Health ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing . 
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VISTA Fellow at NHT-Enterprise

Program Start/End Date
03/18/2019  -   03/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   Washington/Baltimore  

Bi-lingual preferred, not req.

Accepting Applications
From  12/21/2018  To  02/22/2019 

Contact Precious Rideout
727 15th St NW
Washington   DC   20005
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 85487