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2019 Habitat Home Repairs VISTA - Baraboo, 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. Serving Columbia, Iowa and Sauk Counties, Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin River Area has its main offices in charming, historic Baraboo, home of the University of Wisconsin - Baraboo, and located near beautiful Devil’s Lake State Park. HFH Wisconsin River Area has built over 50 homes since its founding, and is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating, and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.
 
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Member Duties : As a Home Repairs VISTA, you will develop sustainable home repair programs to preserve housing & help HFH Wisconsin River Area grow & serve more low-income families. These programs can vary from minor exterior repairs to critical home repairs. 1)Complete an organizational/community assessment. 2)Create a home repair/preservation proposal addressing the needs of the local community and is sustainable for the affiliate. 3)Develop a plan to design and implement the repairs program. 4)Develop evaluation tools to assist in projecting and assessing project impact. 5)Implement the Repairs Program to sustainably partner with more families to preserve their housing. 6)Research potential grants, funding sources & write grant applications. 7)Implement systems to track the grant process & record project-related data. **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 : Stipend ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  $150/month housing subsidy ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Housing ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Trade/Construction ,  Writing/Editing ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2019 Habitat Home Repairs VISTA - Baraboo, WI

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   06/09/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations WISCONSIN  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  02/06/2019  To  05/17/2019 

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

Listing ID 86063


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