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VHCB Home Repair & Weatherization Assistant
 
 
 
COVER’s mission is to foster hope and build community in the Upper Valley and is located in White River Junction, Vermont. We do this by bringing together staff, volunteers, and homeowners in fellowship to complete urgently needed home repair projects and to facilitate the effective reuse of household goods and building materials. The goal of the position is to facilitate building community through the process of volunteer-assisted home repair.
 
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Member Duties : • Be interested & enthusiastic about learning carpentry, weatherization & other aspects of the building trades • Be interested & enthusiastic about engaging volunteers & homeowners with sensitivity to issues of culture & class • Assist lead carpenters at construction sites – repairing homes, building accessibility ramps, repairing roofs & floors • Assist with weatherizing homes to save energy, keep homeowners warm & reduce carbon emissions • Prepare materials & tools for jobsites, including ordering & picking up materials • Lead volunteers to complete home repair & weatherization • Organize workshop & inventory materials • Improve website & outreach materials including taking pictures & blogging • Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, & Program Initiatives. • Engage in professional & personal development activities & networking opportunities.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Trade/Construction ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Leadership ,  Social Services ,  Communications ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VHCB Home Repair & Weatherization Assistant

Program Start/End Date
06/04/2019  -   08/30/2019

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  03/11/2019  To  05/15/2019 

Contact John Heath
158 S Main St
White River Junction   VT   05001
802-738-4211
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 86861


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