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2020 Landlord Outreach Support VISTA Summer Associate
Lake County Housing Authority’s mission is to provide affordable, safe, sanitary housing and associated services to the most vulnerable members of the Lake County community. The goal of the Landlord Outreach Project (LOP) is to increase the available of Lake County rental units accessible to the 3000+ low-income voucher holders through the education and incentivization of area landlords who would otherwise not participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. Tasks include the identification of property owners, addressing the roots of non-participation, scheduling community events, & the production of marketing materials. Encouraging landlords to accept the voucher will grant access to high-opportunity areas whose benefits to the households could assist in the elimination of generational poverty. 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.
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Member Duties : Identify and contact 750 non-participating landlords. Create and distribute marketing materials explaining the benefits of landlord participation in the HCV program to 750 non-participating landlords over the course of the Summer VISTA assignment. Identify and contact all 1700+ current participating landlords over the course of the Summer VISTA assignment.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training . 
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Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Homelessness ,  Community Outreach ,  Housing . 
Skills :
Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership . 
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2020 Landlord Outreach Support 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
33928 N US Highway 45
Grayslake   IL   60030
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 94644