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2019 Habitat Repairs Program Expansion VISTA - Sheboygan, WI
 
 
 
Habitat for Humanity's vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Nearly 20% of WI residents pay more than 50% of their family income for housing. The 37 WI affiliates are addressing the need for affordable housing by partnering with families to build, rehab or repair homes. The HFH WI VISTA program’s goal is to develop sustainable home repair programs to preserve housing and help more families. With passion, commitment, and hard work, our VISTAs help affiliates bring individuals & communities out of poverty. Habitat for Humanity Lakeside was founded in January of 1993, with their main office located in the bustling town of Sheboygan, known as “The Spirit on the Lake” - and also, the surfing capital of Lake Michigan! HFH Lakeside has served over 50 families, operates one ReStore, and has built 28 homes.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : As a Home Repairs VISTA, you will strengthen HFH Lakeside’s repair program to serve more families. These programs can vary from minor exterior repairs to critical home repairs and/or be tailored to certain populations such as veterans or seniors. 1)Develop and implement a program to recruit, train, and retain a volunteer crew leader program. 2)Organize “train the trainer” materials. 3)Establish Lakeside HFH as an official Veterans Build affiliate. 4)Research and identify public & philanthropic funding opportunities. 5)Document policies and procedures, test and evaluate the various parts of the program and train others on its use. **Interviews are done on a rolling basis. Please submit an application as soon as possible to ensure consideration. Selection may be made before deadline date posted.**
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage* ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  housing: $100/month housing ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Communications ,  Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2019 Habitat Repairs Program Expansion VISTA - Sheboygan, WI

Program Start/End Date
08/05/2019  -   08/03/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WISCONSIN  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  06/20/2019  To  07/19/2019 

Contact Jennifer Hartwell
420 S 1st St
Milwaukee   WI   53204
4145179251
jhartwell@habitatwisconsin.org
www.habitatwisconsin.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 86042


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