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VHCB - Home Repair & Lending Community Specialist
NeighborWorks of Western Vermont located in West Rutland and Bennington is a one-stop-shop, providing all the answers and support a homebuyer or homeowner needs – homebuyer education, realty, lending, energy efficiency and home repair. What makes NeighborWorks of Western Vermont different is our non-profit mission: to build great communities, one dream home at a time. The goal of the Home Repair & Lending Community Specialist will be to engage, educate, and assist Addison, Bennington, and Rutland County low-to-moderate income homeowners with our home repair and lending programs, resulting in affordable, warm, safe, dry, and efficient housing. This position will organize and increase outreach efforts for our home repair and lending programs, fostering new relationships with service providers and homeowners throughout our service area, increasing participation. In addition, this position will assist homeowners in understanding and completing loan applications, making their projects affordable.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : Support the home repair/lending team to educate, inform, & engage with the community about residential home repair, healthy housing, & available home repair loans/grants. Responsible for implementation/execution of various outreach strategies/initiatives including making presentations & table events, engaging community leaders & partners, & grassroots efforts to further the mission of the home repair & lending programs. Assist the lending department with customer loan pre-application paperwork, follow-up communication to encourage completing the loan process. Follow-up communication with clients that have not moved forward, encouraging them with their home repair improvement project. Help the lending department with defining the lending process & procedures, providing necessary documentation. Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps. Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, & Program Initiatives.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications ,  Community Organization . 
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VHCB - Home Repair & Lending Community Specialist

Program Start/End Date
03/04/2019  -   08/30/2019

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  01/23/2019  To  03/27/2019 

Contact Melanie Paskevich
110 Marble St
West Rutland   VT   05777

Listing ID 85732