Rebuild Homes and Communities in Fremont!


Paid

Yes

Published:

05/07/2018

Address

Fremont
Nebraska
United States

Description

Rebuilding Together is a housing nonprofit with affiliates in Nebraska, and across the country. Together, we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Rebuilding Together's local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects nationwide each year. Visit our website www.rebuildingtogether.org/summercorps to learn more.

We are seeking individuals who want to get involved and ensure a safe and healthy home for every person in their community. During a nine week AmeriCorps term, you'd earn a living stipend of $1,400 and an Education Award of $1,230 upon completion of the term.


Summer AmeriCorps members (also called SummerCorps) with Rebuilding Together Platte Valley East will serve crucial roles in project management and direct hands-on repairs. We're a great team, doing great work in the community! You don't need to be a construction expert, just have an interest to learn. Join us to make a difference, gain valuable career skills, and earn money for your education!


Rebuilding Together Peninsula, located in Redwood City CA, has the following start/end dates for their nine week AmeriCorps members:

  • June 4 - August 3
  • July 9 - Sept 7


About Rebuilding Together Platte Valley East

Rebuilding Together Platte Valley East celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017. In that time, we have helped dozens of homeowners to make their homes safer, healthier and more accessible. Our work has touched the lives of hundreds of people – those living in the homes as well as those in their neighborhoods. We incorporate Rebuilding Together's Safe and Healthy Housing protocol which has significantly expanded the scope of work provided. We have an active accessibility ramp program through which we install and maintain several ramps annually.Fremont has many beautiful, historic homes and neighborhoods that have been well-preserved. At the same time, Fremont has homes and neighborhoods that are aged, deteriorating and in need of rehabilitation. In Fremont, 69% of seniors live in homes they own; 32% live alone; 29% have incomes below the poverty line; and, 31% received food stamps in the last year. There are at least 2,700 elderly homeowner households with mobility or self-care limitations and those numbers are growing.

Benefits

Living stipend $1400 for entire term

Education Award $1230 upon completion of term

How To Apply

http://sgiz.mobi/s3/48584eec139a

Click here to submit your application to serve in AmeriCorps with Rebuilding Together. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis--apply now!

For more information about Rebuilding Together, our AmeriCorps programs, and other positions available throughout the country, visit our website www.rebuildingtogether.org/summercorps.

Rebuilding Together works to strengthen the lives of our most vulnerable communities by providing low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy-efficient upgrades. Rebuilding Together's local affiliates and nearly 100,000 volunteers complete about 10,000 rebuild projects each year. We believe that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. As we help to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the country, our lasting impact extends beyond each home.

On average, our homeowners live at or below the poverty level and are forced to choose between food, medicine and shelter needs. We provide these critical home repairs at no cost to qualified homeowners. Rebuilding Together is often the last resort to preserving their homeownership – their only personal asset.


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