Community Outreach Coordination
As a Community Outreach Coordinator, you will be building relationships and partnering with people in the community to identify areas where housing and community development solutions can intersect. This might look like engaging in a Neighborhood Revitalization (NR) program and initiating community collaboration, block cleanups, neighborhood outreach and education, and expanding NR products. You will be critical in helping meet the needs in the community by planning, coordinating, and implementing projects like Neighborhood Revitalization in our community.
We look for members who: Possess a sincere desire to serve others and are dedicated to Habitat's mission Enjoy people and have a passion for volunteerism Have strong team building skills and are comfortable leading and/or being part of a team Strong written and verbal communication skills
Benefits of Service: Skills for the future The AmeriCorps National direct living allowance up to $12,530 paid over the full 46.5 weeks of service Education award - $5,775 upon successful completion of service Personal and sick leave Health care plan Student Loan Forbearance (if eligible – Go to [[http:AmeriCorps.gov|AmeriCorps.gov]] website to see if your loan would qualify) Child care assistance (if eligible)
What's in it for you? At the end of the service year, you will have gained new skills and expertise, developed new relationships, and maybe even become a member of a new community.
What's needed to apply? Resume (tell us about your experience) Motivation Statement (this essay gives you the opportunity to express why you want to serve)
Requirements to serve at this site: 18 years of age or older U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent (or agree to work towards one while serving) Confirm understanding that this is a full-time volunteer opportunity and that AmeriCorps members receive a small living allowance Driver's license required Personal vehicle required
About Habitat: Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need. Habitat for Humanity has an Administrative Headquarters based in Atlanta, an Operational Headquarters based in Americus, Georgia, and Area Office bases of operations in Manila, Philippines for our Asia and Pacific work, San Jose, Costa Rica for our Latin American and Caribbean work and Bratislava, Slovakia for our Europe, the Middle East and Africa work.
Habitat for Humanity engages people of all ages and backgrounds in addressing community needs.
237 East Athens Street
Winder, GA, US 30680
Start and end dates:September 5, 2016 - July 31, 2016
Duration:3 months or longer
Time commitment:Full time (30-40 hours/week)
Times of day:Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Days of week:Weekdays
Extra details:Stipend provided