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2019 Construction Site Host
 
 
 
Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build hope, communities and homes. We would like to increase volunteer engagement of all ages! The Construction Site Host will be in charge of running a plethora of brand new summer programs geared towards youth, new adult volunteer recruits, and new homeowner applicants. The Construction Site Host will run brand new workshops at local libraries about advocacy and homeownership to teach local residents about how to be a better homeowner and how to ensure that others have the opportunity to do so as well. We currently cannot accommodate most kids under 16 and virtually no kids under 14 so this person would help us to change that! This position is a part of the Housing Action VISTA Network, which is an AmeriCorps VISTA program managed by Housing Action Illinois since 2010. As such, this position will receive expert training, support, guidance, and networking opportunities, in addition to the traditional opportunities for AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Learn more about the program at Housing Action’s website.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.


Member Duties : The Construction Site Host will be performing three main functions. First, they will ensure there are enough volunteers and supervision from the Crew Leaders for each build day. Second, they will help to grow the volunteer department. The member will collect detailed information on who is and who is not volunteering. This helps the affiliate to apply for additional grants as well as helps us to build upon what we do well and reach out to who is not volunteering. Third, they will be one of the front line faces to advance our partnerships with youth and youth groups.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Housing ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Writing/Editing ,  Recruitment ,  Team Work ,  Public Speaking ,  Communications ,  Trade/Construction ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
2019 Construction Site Host

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   08/18/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  04/01/2019  To  05/24/2019 

Contact Brandon Grigsby
1600 E Roosevelt Rd
Wheaton   IL   60187
312-854-3365
vista@housingactionil.org
www.housingactionil.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 87464


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