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2020 Landlord Relations Coordinator VISTA Summer Associate
Strong landlord relationships are essential to our housing programs that focus primarily on more chronically homeless individuals and families. The VISTA will develop a comprehensive database of both current and potential future partnering landlords. The VISTA will also create marketing materials to educate prospective landlords of the benefits of partnering with Hesed House, to house families and individuals. The VISTA will work with staff to begin outreach efforts. Hesed House's mission is to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless and give people the chance to hope again. Hesed’s supportive housing programs serve the more chronically homeless population, with 61 households and 128 people currently being served. . These individuals and families, all scoring among the highest on the Kane County Continuum of Care VI-SPDAT test (vulnerability index), need assistance in finding and attaining housing situations that will suit their needs. 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 customized 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. This position can start any Monday in June. Speak to your interviewer for more details.
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Member Duties : 1. Develop a comprehensive database of both current landlords that we work with, and potential future landlords. 2. Assess with staff the categories of information needed for the landlord database, and create the database. 3. Compile a list of current and previous landlords in the created database that have partnered with Hesed, and update list as needed with any new information to fill the assigned information categories. 4. Compile a list of potential future landlords in the database, using direction from staff, on-line research and community relationships, for leads. 5. Train staff on how to access, utilize, and update new database.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Computers/Technology ,  General Skills . 
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2020 Landlord Relations Coordinator VISTA Summer Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/01/2020  -   08/07/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2020  To  06/30/2020 

Contact VISTA Leader
659 S River St
Aurora   IL   60506
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94123