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JC Housing Authority Resident Engagement
 
 
 
The Jersey City Housing Authority serves over 18,000 low-income residents of Jersey City including public housing residents and Housing Choice Voucher recipients. Included in this demographic are many of Jersey City’s most vulnerable residents including over 2,000 seniors over the age of 65, over 3,300 individuals with disabilities, and nearly 5,000 children under the age of 18. The JCHA currently has two existing social service programs that are funded through HUD: Family Self- Sufficiency (FSS) and Resident Opportunity for Self-Sufficiency (ROSS). Our ROSS and FSS programs help residents meet financial goals and address barriers to economic self-sufficiency and success. The reach of these programs is limited to specific sites and to residents who receive Housing Choice Vouchers and staff are unable to devote time to increased capacity and programming in order to meet the needs of residents and voucher recipients.
 
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Member Duties : The Resident Engagement VISTA will work with the Department of Resident Empowerment and Community Engagement and alongside ROSS and FSS coordinators to manage the case manage platform for these programs, analyze results, and develop strategies for resident recruitment and engagement. The goal of the VISTA will be to improve the capacity of the programs and enhance the current program offerings.
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Stipend ,  Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Technology ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Public Safety ,  Housing . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Social Services ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
JC Housing Authority Resident Engagement

Program Start/End Date
09/17/2019  -   09/17/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Languages
Spanish
English

Accepting Applications
From  05/31/2019  To  08/31/2019 

Contact Esteban Rodriguez
13-15 Linden Ave E
Jersey City   NJ   07305
2015475116
erodriguez@jcnj.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89734


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