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2019 Habitat Home Repairs VISTA - Wautoma, 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 HFHWI 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. Headquarters in Wautoma, WI, Habitat for Humanity serves Green Lake, Marquette & Waushara Counties. Known as the "Christmas tree capital of the world", Wautoma sits in Waushara County which is centrally located in the heart of Wisconsin. Enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year with kayaking and canoeing during the summer to snowshoeing and skiing during the winter. HFHGLMW’s 2020 Strategic Plan strives to serve more people than ever before by building and repairing decent and affordable housing. HFH serving Green Lake, Marquette & Waushara Counties broke ground on its 25th home in November 2018.
 
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Member Duties : As a Home Repairs VISTA, you will develop sustainable home repair programs to preserve housing and help Habitat for Humanity serving Green Lake, Marquette & Waushara Counties grow and 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 that addresses the needs of the local community and is sustainable for the affiliate. 3)Develop a plan to design and implement the repairs program. 4)Standardize the homeowner selection process. 5)Implement the Repairs Program to sustainably partner with more families to preserve their housing. 6)Write grant applications. 7)Implement systems to track the grant process and 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 : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*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 ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Team Work ,  Trade/Construction ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2019 Habitat Home Repairs VISTA - Wautoma, 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  

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 86065


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