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Employment

AmeriCorps Outreach Housing Services Position

Description

Elizabeth’s Village operates a homeless prevention and outreach program for women and children who are at imminent risk of being homeless. The Outreach Coordinator works directly with clients on their journey to self-sufficiency. The successful candidate will be committed to the mission of Elizabeth’s Village and the success of our participants. Please note that this position is through AmeriCorps, and the Outreach Coordinator will be committing to a year of national service. For more information on the AmeriCorps program, please visit www.nationalservice.org. The AmeriCorps member is committing to 1200 hours (~30 hours per week)

AmeriCorps Benefits:

  • Receive living stipend of $13,412 for a year of service.
  • Segal Education Award of $4,546.50 for a year of service
  • Eligible for food stamps

 

Requirements

  • Commit to 1200 hours for service year. Equivalent to ~30 hours per week.
  • Working one on one with clients who are in need of Homeless Prevention services. Providing case management, referral references, and distributing assistance funds for rental, utility, car repair, and/or gas assistance. Maintaining 10-15 clients.
  • Managing the “After Care Program” for Elizabeth’s Transitional Home — providing ongoing case management for graduates of the Transitional Home
  • Help recruit and train volunteers
  • Provide financial literacy and other skill based workshops to clients
  • Staying connected and up to date on community resources, educational opportunities, jobs, volunteer chances, etc.
  • Completes necessary paperwork required by funding sources or support agencies
Homes for All AmeriCorps VISTA

Description:

Elizabeth’s Village is a nonprofit in Scott County that serves women and children experiencing homelessness, poverty, and domestic violence. www.elizabethsvillage.org

The VISTA position is to assist in completing the Capital Campaign to open and operate the domestic violence shelter at Elizabeth’s Village. This person would be identifying viable grants, assist in writing grant requests, promote the need and solution of our campaign, recruit and supervise volunteer groups, and support the opening of the shelter in the next two years. All responsibilities will be tied to the More Than a Number Capital Campaign and will resolve once the campaign is complete.

AmeriCorps VISTA Benefits:

  • Receive living stipend of $17,600 for a year of service.
  • Segal Education Award of $5,920 for a year of service
  • Eligible for food stamps

To learn more about AmeriCorps VISTA benefits, visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits

To learn more about the Homes for All program, visit https://www.hhck.org/about-americorps

Requirements:

– Recruit and supervise sufficient volunteer groups to accomplish renovations of domestic violence shelter.

– Use creativity and resourcefulness to produce projects that volunteers can participate in and contribute to in conjunction with hired contractors.

– Assist in securing grant funding and fundraising to pay for building and renovation of shelter

– Gain knowledge of best practices of domestic violence shelters, and assist with drafting policies and procedure